Fish

  • Wolf-Eel Update: Now on Display

    Our baby wolf-eels are now two months old and doing great! Several are on display in Tank 9-D near the jellies. We’ve also begun sending some to other aquariums. At this…

  • Amazing Wolf-Eel Egg Photos

    Peter Kragh, a professional photographer/videographer, went behind the scenes to photograph the hatching of our wolf-eel eggs. Check out these photos. They are simply stunning.…

  • Wolf-Eel Eggs Are Hatching

    It’s been an exciting few days at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Our baby wolf-eels are hatching! Our aquarists have so far collected about 250 wolf-eels from the mass of eggs, with…

  • Marriage Proposal Under the Sea

    Love was in the…well, water…at Birch Aquarium today. U.S. Navy Chief Warrant Officer Scott Mielock made a splash during our Kelp Tank Dive Show when he proposed to his girlfriend, Heidi…

  • Wolf-Eel Update: Week 10

    Caring for our wolf-eel eggs is an ongoing process. Check out the pictures below of the eggs at Week 10, as well a video taken a few weeks ago of Aquarist…

  • 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…

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