Aquarium Staff

  • Your Sea Turtle Questions Answered!

    To celebrate World Turtle Day on May 23, 2015, Aquarist Ryan Schaeffer took some time out of his busy schedule to answer questions from followers of @birch_aquarium on Instagram. Thank you…

  • Meet the Leader of the Pod

    By Naturalist Alexx Robles Alexx Robles attended the University of California, Los Angeles, and majored in Environmental Studies with a minor in Geology. When not whale watching or teaching classes at…

  • Birch Aquarium Gives Thanks

    We asked the staff at Birch Aquarium to share what they are thankful for this holiday season. …

  • Coral Reef Ambassadors Travel to Taiwan

    By Fernando Nosratpour, interim co-curator In 2012, Birch Aquarium at Scripps and our sister aquarium, the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (NMMBA) in Taiwan, were awarded a highly competitive…

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