Big Blue Live

Big Blue Live is a live television and online event celebrating some of the world’s most amazing marine creatures converging off California’s coast. The three-part series aired live on television and online August 31-September 2, 2015.

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Big Blue Live is a presentation of PBS and the BBC.

Recent Episode

A Sea Otter's Adorable Adoption Story


Here’s the adorable adoption story of one very special otter at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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The Orca Hunt


Watch an airborne orca catapults a dolphin during a hunt in a photo taken Sept. 1, 2015.

Fan Favorite: Great White Shark


Great White Sharks are a seasonal visitor to Monterey Bay, California.

Fan Favorite: Humpback Whale


Our humpback whale friends made an appearance in Monterey Bay for Big Blue Live.

Fan Favorite: The Otter


Sea otters are an essential part of the Monterey Bay ecosystem!

World's Best Job - Sea Otter Groomer


See the amazing and adorable work of Monterey Bay Aquarium's sea otter team.

The Biggest Heart Ever Preserved - A Blue Whale's!


Jacqueline Miller from the Royal Ontario Museum shows off a massive blue whale heart.