Experience the ocean world and learn what it takes to explore and understand the planet.

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Tidepooling at False Point

Tidepooling at False Point

Naturalist guided tidepooling adventure

Explorers Club: Sea of Symphony

Explorers Club: Sea of Symphony

Why is sound important in the oceans?

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Departs from Downtown San Diego

3-D Technology Helps Sea Turtle Thrive

Birch Aquarium has teamed up with the Digital Media Lab at UC San Diego’s Geisel Library to create what is believed to be the first 3-D-printed brace for a sea turtle’'s shell.

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Roundin’ Up the Year at Birch Aquarium

Swim down memory lane with us one more time, as we see a few of the highlights from this year at Birch Aquarium.

Brace Yourself 3-D Technology Helps Sea Turtle Thrive

Rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle Receives 3-D Printed Brace

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Programs for students and teachers

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