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seadragon

  • A Seadragon Birthday

    Our First Hatched Baby Seadragon Turns 1! Following in the footsteps of our successful Seahorse Propagation Program, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, Birch Aquarium’s husbandry team is developing a…

  • Update: Seadragon Conservation Breeding Program

    This fall, Birch Aquarium at Scripps has been busy preparing to launch our new seadragon conservation initiative. Our exhibit designers are working closely with the Husbandry Department to design a state-of-the-art, onsite laboratory…

  • Seadragons, Part 6: Leafy Seadragons

    By Leslee Matsushige, aquarium co-creator Our first excursion after arriving in Adelaide was to Victor Harbor – about 80 km (~50 miles) south on the coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula – to dive at Rapid…

  • Seadragons, Part 4: The Importance of this Trip

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

  • Seadragons, Part 3: Sydney Aquarium & Diving in Melbourne

    By Leslee Matsushige, aquarium co-curator Our research in Australia continues. On Friday, Scripps Institution of Oceanography professor Greg Rouse and I had the great opportunity to meet Sydney Aquarium head aquarist…

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