March 21, 2018

Monterey Bay Aquarium celebrates Fiesta del Mar

The flavor of Latin America helped bring the message of ocean conservation to a big crowd at the Monterey Bay Aquarium at the ninth annual Fiesta del Mar.

In addition to taking in the numerous marine life exhibits, Sunday’s visitors had a chance to enjoy traditional music and dance displays, plus bilingual feeding shows in the Kelp Forest and Sea Otter tanks.

“We ┬áhave a specific focus on bringing in our Hispanic population,” said Lorraine Yglesias, marketing manager for the Monterey Bay Aquarium. “We want to make sure they are well-educated and informed about different issues.”

At this year’s event, there was also