Fish

  • Wolf Eels Feeding

    How do Wolf Eels “wolf” down a meal?!

    Wolf Eels are known to hide in the caves and crevices of rocky reefs, it’s the perfect spot to watch out for prey! They’ll stick their heads out to watch for…

  • Why are Garibaldi called Garibaldi?

    Why are Garibaldi called Garibaldi? These bright orange fish are named for Italian general Giuseppe Garibaldi, whose followers often wore a scarlet or red shirt. When biologists discovered a brilliant red-orange fish…

  • 5 Kriller Facts about Lionfish

    Lionfish are a fascinating species with an interesting history! Click through to learn 5 facts about them that you might not have known before. …

  • 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…

  • Schooling 101

    As kids of all ages head back to classrooms across San Diego, and shorter days remind us that fall is around the corner,  Birch Aquarium looks closer at schooling fish in honor…