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  • Grays, Fins, and Humpbacks – Oh My!

    In the past few weeks, we’ve seen a few whale species other than grays off San Diego. A favorite is the fin whale. The second largest animal on our planet today…

  • Birch Aquarium is for the Birds!

    Birch Aquarium at Scripps isn’t just a great place to see fascinating fish. Last Thursday, an enthusiastic group met outside our doors long before we opened to the public. These eager…

  • There She Blows! Whale-Watching Season Begins

    By Bekah Logan, naturalist This year’s whale-watching season aboard the Marietta is off to a great start! Great weather and, for the most part, calm seas have been prevalent, and so have…

  • A Whale of an Opera

    It’s not often that marine science and the opera find common ground, but the two will merge this February in the San Diego Opera’s highly anticipated production of “Moby-Dick.” Based on…

  • 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…

  • Aquarium Educators Lauded for Diversity Efforts

    At Birch Aquarium at Scripps, we strive to connect everyone to the ocean. Each year our staff works to expand our reach, especially to underserved and diverse audiences within our Southern…

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