Marine Life

  • Scripps Research: Background Music in Shark Documentaries

    Accompanied by uplifting music, this footage of sharks influenced viewers to have positive attitudes about these animals. Excerpt from “The Blue Planet”, BBC. Dr. Andrew P. Nosal, Postdoc Researcher, Marine Biology Research…

  • New! Summertime Blue Whale Watching Adventure

    Starting Saturday, July 30, Birch Aquarium at Scripps teams up with Flagship Cruises & Events to present Summertime Blue Whale Watching Adventure! Learn about the largest animal in the world from Scripps…

  • SEA Days: Shark and Ray Day

    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 and Adventure.” Visitors and members can…

  • Fare-Whale to Another Great Season!

    The sun has set on yet another successful whale watching season. This was the 16th year of partnership between Birch Aquarium and Flagship Cruises and Events. Despite having some challenging weather…

  • Members Baja Trip 2016: An Intimate Encounter

    Each year, Birch Aquarium Members have the opportunities to participate in the trip of a lifetime. This adventure to the breeding and birthing lagoons in Baja California, Mexico allow for intimate…

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