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  • Seadragons, Part 4: The Importance of this Trip

    By Leslee Matsushige, aquarium co-curator Each day I’m in Australia, I realize just how┬áimportant this trip is for Birch Aquarium at Scripps and for me, personally. Our aquarists have learned a…

  • What does an aquarium curator do?

    Did you know that Birch Aquarium at Scripps is part of UC San Diego? Check out this video of our lead aquarist Fernando Nosratpour, who was featured in a segment called…

  • Behind the Scenes at Birch Aquarium

    Union-Tribune videographer Andrew Huse stopped by this week to follow our aquarists as they prepared for another busy day of visitors. Check out the video below!…

  • Wolf-Eel Eggs Are Hatching

    It’s been an exciting few days at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Our baby wolf-eels are hatching! Our aquarists have so far collected about 250 wolf-eels from the mass of eggs, with…

  • Update: Wolf-eel Eggs

    Our wolf-eel eggs continue to thrive. Each week, our aquarists take photos of the developing eggs to track their development. Week 5: Note the long tail running just below and to…

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