Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is celebrating the wonderful world of cephalopods. Squid, octopus, cuttlefish and their cousins have been around since before the dinosaurs. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the aquarium’s scientists will be on hand to answer questions about cephalopods. Rare specimens from the Scripps Oceanographic Collections will also be on display. The event is included with general admission and will also feature hands-on activities, crafts and games.
The aquarium is located at 2300 Expedition Way, San Diego, CA 92037 and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more info, visit aquarium.ucsd.edu or phone (858) 534-3474.