Marine Life

  • 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…

  • Updated Exhibit: Ocean Acidification – Can Corals Cope?

    Birch Aquarium has teamed up with Scripps Oceanography researcher Dr. Martin Tresguerres to provide an updated look at how ocean acidification impacts corals. As is often the case with ocean research, there was…

  • First Northbound Gray Whale

    Guests aboard the Marietta spotted the first northbound gray whale of the season this past Saturday, February 13th. Since we are so close to the Mexican border, we are very fortunate…

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