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Dignitaries cut a ribbon to mark the opening of Beyster Little Blue Penguins.

Little Blue Penguins Make San Diego Debut at Birch Aquarium

Made possible with philanthropic support from the Beyster Family, the new exhibit brings the world’s smallest penguins to the West Coast for the first time.

women of birch aquarium

Women of Birch Aquarium

Meet some of the incredible women of Birch Aquarium!

Bulbous Pacific footballfish on display in a clear container at Birch Aquarium.

A Pacific Footballfish Touches Down at Birch Aquarium!

This deep-sea specimen will be on display at the aquarium from Mar. 25 to Apr. 24, 2022.

Little blue penguins announcement image

We Have Big News and It’s Little!

Birch Aquarium will open Beyster Family Little Blue Penguins next summer.

Charles Hopper

Birch Aquarium Welcomes New COO, Charles Hopper

The former senior manager of business operations for the Seattle Aquarium will help lead Birch Aquarium into the future.

Birch Aquarium’s Loggerhead Sea Turtle swims in her exhibit with the new brace.

Brace Yourself

3-D Technology Helps Sea Turtle Thrive