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  • The latest on our seahorse conservation work

    Did you know Birch Aquarium shares baby seahorses with other aquariums? By way of our seahorse propagation program, Birch Aquarium has sent baby seahorses to 100 destinations across the country. Sharing…

  • New sculptures on Preuss Tide Pool Plaza

    If you visited Birch Aquarium last October or November, you may have caught a glimpse of sculptor Brian Gibson — Birch Aquarium's first artist-in-residence — in action. You might have noticed…

  • It’s Grunion Season!

    It's Grunion Season! Native only to Southern California and Northern Baja, you might have heard of these famous fish for their unusual behavior — coming out of the water and up…

  • Meet the Honeycomb Eel

    Meet the Honeycomb Eel (Laced Moray Eel) - This charismatic fish is the Honeycomb Moray Eel, a tropical species from the Indo-Pacific. These nocturnal predators spend their days hiding in caves…

  • Meet Charles Hopper – Birch Aquarium’s New COO!

    Meet our new Chief Operating Officer, Charles Hopper. Charles comes to Birch Aquarium from the Seattle Aquarium, where he served for 15-years, most recently in the role of senior manager of…