The Kraken Revealed: The Story Behind Finding the Giant Squid
When: Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 | 7:00 PM–8:30 PM
Edith Widder is a deep-sea explorer, oceanographer, marine biologist, and co-founder of the Ocean Research and Conservation Association. She was the first to capture video recordings of bioluminescent animals and the first to film the giant squid in its natural habitat.
She has spoken at TED and has been featured in BBC, PBS, Discovery Channel, and National Geographic television productions. Most recently her use of bioluminescence to lure in the giant squid was featured in the Discovery Channel documentary Monster Squid: The Giant is Real.
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
Parking in the garage is $8.
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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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