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fish

  • Meet the Honeycomb Eel

    Meet the Honeycomb Eel (Laced Moray Eel) - This charismatic fish is the Honeycomb Moray Eel, a tropical species from the Indo-Pacific. These nocturnal predators spend their days hiding in caves…

  • 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…

  • SEA Days: Fishy Friends

    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 and Adventure.” Visitors and members can…

  • Packing in with the Sardines

    Your first memory of sardines may be from playing the game as a kid. This version of hide-and-seek makes players hide in a small space together, packed like sardines in a can.…