Exhibits

  • ‘Boundless’ Construction

    If you visited the aquarium in the last few weeks, you probably noticed your path blocked to Smargon Courtyard. Construction is underway for our newest exhibit – Boundless Energy – opening…

  • Update: Wolf-eel eggs at Week 12

    Our wolf-eel eggs are about a week away from hatching. Look at how big they’ve grown! It can take up to two weeks for all the eggs to hatch once the…

  • A Swell Welcoming

    Say hello to a new member of our fish family. A swell shark has hatched in our aquarium nursery! The baby shark, which measures about six inches long, spent 10 months…

  • Video: New Seahorse Exhibit

    Steve Perez, a freelancer with Examiner.com, recently posted this glimpse into our new exhibit, There’s Something About Seahorses. In the video, executive director Nigella Hillgarth also talks about the reasons she…

  • There’s Something About Seahorses Commercial

    This is the commercial that aired in November and December, promoting our new exhibit, There’s Something About Seahorses. A local video company, SP Media, filmed all of the footage inside the…

  • Seahorses in Myth, Legend & Art

    Written by Dr. Nigella Hillgarth, Birch Aquarium at Scripps executive director I remember being spellbound when I saw my first seahorse as a child. It seemed as exotic and remote as…

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