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Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA

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About Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

An aquarium and the public outreach center for Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California. Birch Aquarium at Scripps has an annual attendance of more than 439,000, including more than 40,000 school children, and features more than 3,000 animals representing 380 species. The hilltop site provides views of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus and the Pacific Ocean.


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