• 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…

  • All About the California King Crab

    Learn all about the California King Crab - See that blue band on our King Crab’s leg? Colored bands are used to identify different animals with the exhibit. They help our…

  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science

    It’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science! We couldn’t let this day go by without giving our aquarists a huge shoutout for their incredible work day in and day…

  • 5 Awesome Ocean Science Education Resources

    5 Awesome Ocean Science Education Resources from Home | Online Learning with the Ocean Experts at Birch Aquarium: Where families, teachers, and scientists of all ages can continue to invent, explore,…

  • Colorful Aquarium Favorites

    Need a pick me up? What better way to boost your mood than by checking out some our most colorful aquarium creatures! …