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  • 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…

  • All in the Aquarium Family

    By Caitlin Scully Birch Aquarium has a way of making employees feel like family. The common thread of being passionate about ocean science often builds lasting relationships between staff members and…

  • SEA Days: Sharks on the Line

    Written by: Marissa Mangelli, Volunteer Programs Assistant 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,…

  • SEA Days: Shark Celebration

    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…

  • Octopus Research at Birch Aquarium

    Kelley Voss, graduate student at the Behavior and Benthic Ecology Lab at Alaska Pacific University, spent last week at Birch Aquarium at Scripps studying our Giant Pacific Octopus. Aquarists, educators, and visitors were all…

  • 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…

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