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Pacific Football Fish Specimen at Birch Aquarium

For a limited time, guests can see a Pacific Footballfish — a rare deep-sea specimen —  on display in Oddities: Hidden Heroes of the Scripps Collections at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.This deep-sea fish washed up near Encinitas last December and is one of only 31 known specimens collected worldwide. The preserved fish will be on display at Birch Aquarium from  March  25 to April 24, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The footballfish display is included with the cost of Birch Aquarium admission, which is $24.95 for adults and $19.95 for children ages 3-17. Advanced reservations are required for all guests, including members. Visit aquarium.ucsd.edu for more information or to make a reservation.

Neighborhood: La Jolla

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA 92093-0207

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Contact Info

858-534-FISH
aquariuminfo@ucsd.edu

Date & Time

Mar 25 - Apr 24, 2022

Price

$24.95 for adults, $19.95 for kids

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