Marine Life

  • Photos: Fabulous Dolphins and Migrating Grays

    Whale watching is in full swing as we passed the 200-mark in mid January for Gray Whales sighted. Mixed in the Gray Whale sightings we have already seen three mother and calf pairs.…

  • SEA Days: Whale Tales

    Written by: Marissa Mangelli, Volunteer Programs Assistant 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,…

  • Photos: Cetaceans of San Diego

    December kicks off whale watching season in San Diego, and Birch Aquarium naturalists are ready to tell you all about the amazing marine mammals living off our coast. Here’s just a…

  • Whale Watching Returns!

    By Audrey Evans, whale watching coordinator Our first week of whale watching season has been a great one! It’s only days into the season and we have already observed 10 baleen whales, dozens of dolphins,…

  • SEA Days: Polar Express

    Written by: Lisa Gilfillan, Education Specialist 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…

  • SEA Days: Fishy Friends

    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…

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