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Tidepooling for Creatures in La Jolla (Gallery)

Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography hosted a guided tide pool tour on Saturday.

Birch Aquarium naturalists helped 30 explorers navigates the beaches and rocky tide pools near Scripps Pier on Saturday afternoon. The adventure was the third of six wintertime tours offered by Birch Aquarium.

Participants found native marine life including hermit crabs, sea hares, sea anemones and crabs.

The next tidepooling adventures:

  • Jan. 27: 2:30–4:30 p.m., False Point
  • Feb. 9: 1:30–3:30 p.m., Dike Rock
  • Feb. 24: 1:30–3:30 p.m., False Point

Tickets are $15 and reservations are required. Call 858-534-7336 or reserve online.

John Rubens January 13, 2013 at 07:17 PM
Loved your article re: Scripps, Birch and the outings. Thanks for posting the colorful and expressive photos.

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