• Two Little Blue Penguins sit in their carrier.

    Little and Blue and On the Move!

    Five of our Little Blues are off to the Cincinnati Zoo to become part of a new breeding colony! This is the first time in Birch Aquarium’s history that we’ve had…

  • Drifting into World Jellyfish Day like …

    Happy World Jellyfish Day! Jellies are an incredible group of marine animals that inhabit the open ocean, also known as the pelagic zone — the largest yet least understood habitat on…

  • While each Leopard Shark is in tonic immobility, we'll measure their weight and length and examined their eyes, gills, fins, and skin to make sure everything is looking good.

    Caring for our Leopard Sharks

    Just like you need to go to the doctor for your yearly checkup … so do our Leopard Sharks! From head to tail and everything in between, our husbandry team works…

  • Dutiful Ocean Dads

    We wanted to give a huge shoutout to some of the most doting dads in the ocean world that we also have here at Birch Aquarium! …

  • Searching for Seahorses

    Seahorses are fairly elusive creatures — their small size and stealth combined with expert camouflage, makes population counts challenging even for the most experienced seahorse spotter! So determining the conservation status…

  • World Sea Turtle Day

    Wonder what it takes to care for a charismatic creature like our rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle? Let’s dive in and see how our incredible husbandry team works hard to give our…