Exhibits

  • Ocean Love Spotlight – California Sheephead

    February SEA Days: Ocean Love 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…

  • Loggerhead Sea Turtle: Behind-the-Scenes Update

    In early January 2015, visitors to Birch Aquarium will be able to see a rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle that was recently transported to San Diego from South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, South…

  • Kelp Forest Tank Reopens With a Fresh Look

    From January 6 through February 7, 2014, Birch Aquarium’s kelp forest exhibit was off display while minor repairs were made to the tank’s concrete structure. This is the last of three…

  • Kelp Forest Tank Under Construction: Repairs Underway

    From January 6 through February 7, 2014, Birch Aquarium’s kelp forest exhibit will be off display while minor repairs are made to the tank’s concrete structure. Our aquarists will also use…

  • Kelp Forest Tank Under Construction: Getting Ready

    From January 6 through February 7, 2014, Birch Aquarium’s kelp forest exhibit will be off display while minor repairs are made to the tank’s concrete structure. Our aquarists will also use…

  • Birch Aquarium Shines a Light on Sustainability

    By Kate Jirik, Birch Aquarium science educator and naturalist Birch Aquarium at Scripps is taking gradual steps toward sustainable business practices. Our most recent success involved upgrading 150 exhibit lights to…

Scripps Institution of Oceanography UC San Diego