Birch Aquarium at Scripps, UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Under Construction (Captions incomplete)

Spring, 2003 (May 16)

Star III sub

Historic explorers

Another view


Ready to enter

Water view




Arati and Jaws

Nurse shark

Nurse shark

Seahorses welcome

Seahorse (to be identified)

Seahorse (to be identified)

Seahorse (to be identified)

Seahorse (to be identified)

Sabellid polychaete

Leafy seadragon

Leafy seadragon

Weedy seadragon

Daytime nighttime

Red saddleback anemonefishes (Amphiprion ephippium)

Red saddleback anemonefish

Sailfin tang (Zebrasoma veliferum)

Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni)

Cardinalfish and finger coral (Lithophyton sp.)

Lionfish (Pterois volitaris)

Eye of lionfish

Blue-faced angel fish (Pomacanthus xanthometopar)

Flametail surgeonfish (Parachanthus heptatus)

Scrawled filefish eye

Butterfly fish (to be identified)

Long-horned cowfish (Lactaria cornuta)

Long-horned cowfish

Long-horned cowfish

Mexican lookdown

Looking down

Heidi and Nichole

Garibaldi in kelp forest tank


Sheephead (male)

Jack mackeral

Big fish (giant sea bass?)

Vermilion rockfish

Wolf eel (Anarrhicthys ocellatus)

Eye of wolf eel

Flag rockfish (Sebastodes rubivinetus)

Blue jelly

Two-spotted octopus

Two-spotted octopus

Shark egg cases

Shrimp on back of eel

Sailfin sculpin

View of Scripps Pier

Gray whale watching

Annual migrations

Sunny day (as usual)

Bernie, Heidi, Nichole

Bio 317 at Birch Aquarium

Fossil shark jaw model

Ice cream in La Jolla

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Images © D.J. Eernisse 2003