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  • World Sea Turtle Day

    Wonder what it takes to care for a charismatic creature like our rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle? Let’s dive in and see how our incredible husbandry team works hard to give our…

  • Marvelous Mandarinfish

    Mandarinfish are pretty splendid, so much so it’s in their scientific name Synchiropus splendidus. This fish stands out in the lagoons and coral reefs of the Western Pacific thanks to its…

  • Invest in Our Ocean Planet

    The theme for Earth Day 2022 is Invest in Our Planet – a concept that emphasizes the urgency of acting now to preserve and protect our planet for the good of…

  • Women of Birch Aquarium

    A day-to-day that involves caring for baby seahorses, coordinating a team of SCUBA divers, photographing a penguin parade, teaching students about creatures of the intertidal zone, coming-up with new exhibit designs…

  • The Gorgeous Garibaldi

    If you’ve ever been snorkeling or diving in Southern California waters, chances are you’ve caught a glimpse of a Garibaldi! These bright orange fish are hard to miss, even if you…

  • Sea-lebrating our Seadragons

    Two years ago, Birch Aquarium at Scripps welcomed two new wonderful weedies to the world — this was the first time ever Weedy Seadragons were bred and successfully hatched at the…