Photography

  • Unusual Whales

    What is that? Is it a big dolphin? That dorsal fin is shaped kinda funny… Is it all black? Did it just jump out of the water? These are just a…

  • Falling in Love at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    It’s been said that love can be found in the most unexpected places. Why not under the sea? Three years ago, Melissa Calderwood and Clint Burr, Jr. met for the first…

  • Volunteers Are Solid Gold

    Volunteers are vital to Birch Aquarium’s mission. We could not open our doors each day without them. In the past 12 months, our 400+ volunteers have given the aquarium more than…

  • Seadragons, Part 7: The Great Barrier Reef

    By Leslee Matsushige, aquarium co-curator My research trip to Australia has concluded and I’m back home at Birch Aquarium at Scripps, but I wanted to share some incredible photos from the…

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