Q&A

  • Garibaldi, black rockfish, and opal eye inside Birch Aquarium's kelp tank.

    SEA Days: Fishy Friends

    Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science, Exploration and Adventure.” Visitors and members can…

  • A green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) swims out of the blue to investigate research divers at Millennium Atoll, Kiribati.

    Your Sea Turtle Questions Answered!

    To celebrate World Turtle Day on May 23, 2015, Aquarist Ryan Schaeffer took some time out of his busy schedule to answer questions from followers of @birch_aquarium on Instagram. Thank you…

  • Lisa Komoroske conducts research on green sea turtles in South San Diego Bay.

    SEA Days: Turtle Detectives

    Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science, Exploration and Adventure.” Visitors and members…

  • Dalhousie University researcher Trevor Davies passes a turtle in undersea traffic. Researchers from Scripps and other academic centers surveyed the waters near Palmyra Atoll in the Line Islands during a Sept.-Oct. 2008 study of coral reefs.

    SEA Days – Traveling With Turtles

    Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science, Exploration and Adventure.” Visitors and members…

  • Lisa Komoroske conducts research on green sea turtles in South San Diego Bay.

    SEA Days: Turtle Tracking

    Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science, Exploration and Adventure.” Visitors and members…

  • Haunted Birch Aquarium, 2008

    SEA Days: Ocean Love

    by Lisa Gilfillan, education specialist Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science, Exploration…

Scripps Institution of Oceanography UC San Diego