Aquarium of the Bay welcomes baby otter

Aquarium of the Bay welcomes baby river otter "Tahoe." Photo: Aquarium of the Bay

A new baby otter has joined the aquatic family at the Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco aquarium officials announced today.

Baby Tahoe, a juvenile North American river otter, will make his official debut on April 14 at the aquarium, which is located near the edge of Pier 39 at The Embarcadero.

Aquarium officials said Tahoe joins otters Shasta, Baxter, Ryer and the more then 20,000 fish, sharks, and other sea creatures that call the aquarium home.