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Birch Aquarium at Scripps  Discover life under the sea. Explore our worldโ€™s oceans and get inspired by the latest Scripps Oceanography research ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ’ฆ

http://aquarium.ucsd.edu/

Today is #EndangeredSpeciesDay. Here at Birch Aquarium, we strive to protect endangered species like this Giant Black Sea Bass. You can find her in our Giant Kelp Forest. #GiantSeaBass #kelpforest #kelptank

@johnnyswim sure knows how to kick off a concert series! #GreenFlash

Check out the beautiful coral in our new tank, Research in Action: 100 Island Challenge, and learn how this exhibit functions as a working laboratory for @scripps_ocean. #coral #oceanresearch #100islandchallenge

#MothersDay ๐Ÿ  Does your mom love the ocean? ๐Ÿ  Find the perfect Mother's Day present at the Birch Aquarium Gift Shop, which offers a unique array of ocean-themed merchandise that makes a great for any ocean admirer. Your purchases help fund education programs and new exhibits. #happymothersday #mothersdaygift #mothersdayshopping #oceanlove #oceanlover #beachbreak #ocean #coffeemug #shopping

"Don't call me Dory!" This Powder Blue Tang, often mistaken for a Blue Tang (Dory's species), can be found in the Hall of Fishes. #powderblue #tang #tropicalfish #aquarium #fish #fishtype

What a great photo! Thanks for visiting! ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ  @skyewalker_art

Check out our new exhibit, Research in Action: 100 Island Challenge! This display helps @scripps_ocean scientists test out techniques for researching coral, which they will use when they travel to 100 tropical islands to collect data about various coral habitats. See this working laboratory in action in the Hall of Fishes! #newexhibit #100islandchallenge #research #oceanresearch #oceanscience #coralreef

Happy Wednesday! Check out this this beautiful Weedy Seadragon. #leafies #seadragon #oceananimals #marinelife #marineanimals

There's so much more to oceanography than you might think! This Wednesday at Exploring Ocean STEM Careers Night, learn about the diverse range of careers offered in this exciting field by talking with scientists and professionals from @scripps_ocean and @birch_aquarium #scienceiscool #ScienceFun #networking #stem #highschoolscience #middleschoolscience #oceanography #sciencerules

It's feeding time for our new Purple Stripped Jellies! These offshore locals feed on plankton and have a strong sting. #Jellies #PurpleJelly #plankton #fridayfacts

On the walls of the Infinity Cube exhibit, you'll find haikus, a form of Japanese poetry that means "light verse". These haikus are a way for artist @iyvone_khoo to express how she was inspired by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. #InfinityCube #immersiveExperience #yayoikusama @yayoikusama0 @yayoikusamas #nationalhaikupoetryday #nationalhaikuday #haiku

A series of limited edition prints on plexiglass are available to mark the occasion of the installation of Infinity Cube: Language of Light by @iyvone_khoo. Get them from the Gift Shop through special order at (858)534-8753 or aquariumgiftshop@ucsd.edu. #InfinityCube #art #prints

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