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  • SEA Days: Ocean Love

    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…

  • New Nautilus Eggs

    By Fernando Nosratpour, aquarium co-curator Great news: Our nautilus has begun laying eggs! This is second time in aquarium history that our nautilus (Nautilus pompilius) has laid eggs; it laid about two-dozen…

  • Wolf-Eel Update: Now on Display

    Our baby wolf-eels are now two months old and doing great! Several are on display in Tank 9-D near the jellies. We’ve also begun sending some to other aquariums. At this…

  • Amazing Wolf-Eel Egg Photos

    Peter Kragh, a professional photographer/videographer, went behind the scenes to photograph the hatching of our wolf-eel eggs. Check out these photos. They are simply stunning.…

  • 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 at Week 12

    Our wolf-eel eggs are about a week away from hatching. Look at how big they’ve grown! It can take up to two weeks for all the eggs to hatch once the…

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