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Annual Reports

2017 Scripps Institution of Oceanography Annual Report 
Find Birch Aquarium on pages 17-19. 

Birch Aquarium in the Scripps Institution of Oceanography 2016 Annual Report

You can also view past Scripps Institution of Oceanography Annual Reports here

News Releases 


New Exhibition Strives to Save Seadragons
Birch Aquarium’s newest venture will feature one of the largest seadragon habitats in the world.

Bam! Pow! Splash! Birch Aquarium Opens Comic-Inspired Exhibit 
Oddities: Hidden Heroes of the Scripps Collections Highlights the astonishing adaptations (aka superpowers) of ocean species. 

Saving Coral Reefs One Video at a Time 
Students from Kearny High School have teamed up with Birch Aquarium to create videos that promote conservation locally and globally. 

Eggstravaganza at Birch Aquarium 
Hop! Hop! Splash! Celebrate spring with Scuba Bunny.

Listening for Fish Conversations in the Kelp Forest
Birch Aquarium is testing a new ocean conservation tool used to identify sound-producing fish.


Birch Aquarium Announces 2017 Green Flash Lineup 
Annual concert series is the ultimate Southern California music experience.

A Grandfather’s Wish to Share the Sea
Bequest from longtime Birch Aquarium member Eugene Swantz supports Scripps Institution of Oceanography. 

Art Installation Takes Living Light to Infinity 
Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching the Infinity Cube, a new, immersive installation that explores bioluminescence. 


Holiday Night Lights Celebration 2016
Let it glow, let it glow, Let it glow! Birch Aquarium Celebrates the holidays with nature's living lights. 

Expedition at Sea: R/V Sally Ride Gallery Opens
This immersive new exhibit brings guests closer to cutting edge research.