Thank you for taking the next step toward Animal Sponsorship.

Use this form to symbolically adopt one of the many species at the New England Aquarium or to give an Animal Sponsorship as a gift. Your donation will be used where it is most needed to support the New England Aquarium in our mission to protect the blue planet.

For Animal Sponsorships at the $60 or above levels, please allow up to three weeks for processing and delivery of your materials, which will arrive in a presentation folder.

Need a gift now? Select our new $30 print-at-home level. When you complete your donation, you’ll receive instructions on how to download your full-color species profile and customized Animal Sponsorship certificate.

Have questions about sponsoring a species? Read the Animal Sponsorship FAQ.

*Indicates endangered, threatened or vulnerable species.

  1. Green Sea Turtle swims through exhibit

    Green sea turtle*

    Chelonia mydas.
    This endangered species includes the Aquarium’s most famous resident, Myrtle.

  2. Loggerhead Sea Turtle swims through giant tank


    Caretta caretta. Pacific loggerheads regularly travel over 7,500 miles between their nesting beaches in Japan and their feeding grounds in Mexico.

  3. Southern rockhopper penguin

    Southern rockhopper penguin*

    Eudyptes chrysocome is the only species of penguin that jumps into the water feet first.



  1. Close-up of African Penguin

    African penguin*

    Spheniscus demersus, which is endangered, has a pattern of spots on its belly that is unique to each bird.

  2. American Lobster

    American lobster

    Homarus americanus has long been known as a symbol of New England.

  3. Atlantic Harbor Seal

    Atlantic harbor seal

    Phoca vitulina can often be found soaking up the sun along area beaches.



  1. Balloonfish


    Diodon holocanthus is able to survive attacks by inflating its body to several times its normal size after swallowing mouthfuls of water.

  2. Clownfish swims through exhibit


    Amphiprion ocellaris, made famous by Disney’s Finding Nemo, forms a symbiotic relationship with a large anemone.

  3. Cownose ray

    Cownose ray

    Rhinoptera bonasus can be found along the Atlantic coast, from New England to northern parts of South America.



  1. Moray Eel

    Green moray eel

    Gymnothorax funebris hides in the nooks and crevices of coral reefs and rocky shorelines waiting to ambush its prey.

  2. Little blue penguin sits on rocks in exhibit

    Little blue penguin

    Eudyptula minor is the smallest species of penguin in the world.

  3. Northern Fur Seal

    Northern fur seal*

    Callorhinus ursinus boasts some of thickest fur in the animal kingom, second only to otters.




North Atlantic Right Whale

The Aquarium is home to the world’s longest running North Atlantic Right Whale Research Program managed by a team of researchers working to save one of the world’s most endangered species of whale. You can help fund their work by sponsoring a North Atlantic right whale.