Aquarium Lecture: Sensory Biology of Sea Otters

Aquarium Lecture: Sensory Biology of Sea Otters

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013 | 7:00 PM–8:30 PM

Exploring the Sensory Biology of Sea Otters Through Cooperative Research with Asila Ghoul

The Aquarium’s southern sea otter Charlie recently returned from Santa Cruz, California, where he participated in a year-long study of how sea otters perceive sound. Laboratory Research Coordinator Asila Ghoul from the Cognition and Sensory Systems Laboratory, based at the University of California, Santa Cruz’s Long Marine Lab, will discuss the sensory systems of sea otters and how these amphibious animals are adapted for an aquatic lifestyle.

Cost: $5 for public; FREE for Aquarium members, seniors age 62 and up, teachers, and students with valid ID and advanced reservations.

Tickets: You can purchase tickets online for this lecture. You will need to select the option from the menu, correct time, and date on the following pages. Aquarium members, seniors age 62 and up, teachers, and students must call to RSVP (562)[masked], ext. 0

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This speaking engagement will be streamed live via the web. It's free and you can participate in the Q&A session at the end via Twitter. Times posted are in Pacific Time. Please note that if you tune in early, you may see either a placeholder image or another scheduled guest speaker engagement.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm sorry to cancel. I"m picking husband up at the airport tonight. This wasn't planned.

    June 25, 2013

  • Kevin

    Pending work. Brand new to this group too!!

    June 21, 2013

  • Kevin

    I just found this group and I hope to attend, pending work. :))

    June 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    The last lecture finished late enough that the parking garage didn't charge. It's normally $8 FYI. Lecture was entirely worth the cost. Show up a bit early and watch the fish.

    1 · June 20, 2013

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