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Marine Life

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Whale Watching Report #1

    By Caitlin Scully, naturalist This year’s whale season has begun exceptionally well. Each day we have seen a consistent flow of southbound gray whales. They are not just migrating; we’ve seen…

  • Birch Aquarium on “Jeopardy!”

    During round 2 of “Jeopardy!” last night, Birch Aquarium was featured in the following $600 video clue under the category, “Have Pun, Will Travel”: When the moon hits your eye like…

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