California Academy of Sciences: Science @ Home - Bart Shepherd, Philippine Coral Reef Exhibit
California Academy of Sciences

The Academy is home to the largest living indoor coral reef on Earth—and it’s Steinhart Aquarium Director Bart Shepherd’s pride and joy. 

California Academy of Sciences: Science @ Home - Live Coral Reef Cam
California Academy of Sciences

Enjoy front-row seats to all the action inside the Academy’s 212,000 gallon Philippine Coral Reef exhibit.

California Academy of Sciences: Science @ Home - What Animals Live in a Coral Reef?
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Plunge into a teeming, tropical Philippine coral reef and get a closer look at the eels, crabs, sea stars, and nudibranchs that call it home. 

California Academy of Sciences: Science @ Home - Diver Doings
California Academy of Sciences

It’s hard work keeping our Phillipine Coral Reef in tip-top shape, but Academy divers rise to the challenge every day, completing important tasks like cleaning windows and introducing new fish into the habitat.

California Academy of Sciences: Science @ Home - Philippine Coral Reef Dive
California Academy of Sciences

In this video, see what our divers see as they glide through the warm, crystal-clear water to check up on the reef’s residents.