The Aquarium hosted a live webcast on November 13, 2014, with experts from NOAA and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to discuss the El Niño phenomenon and predictions for this winter's rainy season.
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Educational | Environment | Oceanography
Audio Posted: November 13, 2014 | Running time: 26:05
Animal Information | Educational | Education Audio | Exhibit Pages | Tropical Pacific Gallery
A master of disguise!
Clever, showy, and masters of disguise, these tiny predators may be unable to hide from their most serious threat.
Audio Posted: May 29, 2013 | Running time: 1:15
Animal Information | Educational | Education Audio | Exhibit Pages | Southern California/Baja Gallery
Elegance, grace and tenacity in white
Found throughout the western hemisphere, this elegant and graceful bird possesses some unique survival skills.
Audio Posted: February 6, 2013 | Running time: 1:34
Animal Information | Educational | Conservation | Education Audio | Exhibit Pages | Shark Lagoon
Hunter or hunted?
"Shark!" The mere word evokes fear in many people! In recent history, shark attack upon humans has been one of the most feared (and most misunderstood) natural dangers to man. In reality, it is the shark that has become the hunted.
Audio Posted: August 15, 2012 | Running time: 1:48
Educational | Guest Speakers
Kraken: Tales of Octopus Smarts and Super Cephalopods
In her presentation on December 1, 2011, Wendy Williams will teased out fact from fiction based on the findings in her new book, Kraken: The Curious, Exciting, and Slightly Disturbing Science of Squid. “Kraken” is the traditional name for gigantic sea monsters. The book examines the world’s enthralling cephalopods, including the octopus and the cuttlefish, and explores their otherworldly camouflage and bioluminescent abilities.
Audio Posted: July 25, 2012 | Running time: 4:12
Educational | Guest Speakers
Do Fish Sleep?
Judith Weis, who spoke at the Aquarium on October 18, 2011, is a professor of biological sciences at Rutgers University and the author of Do Fish Sleep? Fascinating Answers to Questions about Fishes. She is also the chair of the Science Advisory Board of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
Audio Posted: July 19, 2012 | Running time: 3:02
Animal Information | Educational | Education Audio | Marine Biology | Exhibit Pages | Penguin Habitat
Spheniscus Magellanicus, A Penguin for All Seasons
Throughout history, penguins have captured the hearts and imagination of people of all ages. Comical and endearing, our perception of this awkward creature belies its amazing abilities to survive in the ocean and on land.
Audio Posted: May 31, 2012 | Running time: 1:44
Educational | Education Audio | Marine Biology | Oceanography
Is the ocean’s beauty in the eye of the beholder?
The largest geographic feature of our planet is the ocean, almost inconceivable in size to the imagination. It is in this vast environment that microscopic plants and animals make our planet habitable.
Audio Posted: January 31, 2012 | Running time: 1:17
Educational | Guest Speakers | Oceanography
New Perspectives on Oceanic Volcanism
Dr. Sager is a professor of oceanography at Texas A and M University. His current research efforts are concentrated on geophysical studies of hotspots and ocean plateaus and how they formed and evolved, as well as magnetic anomaly interpretations and the geomagnetic polarity reversal time scale.
Audio Posted: August 10, 2011 | Running time: 3:54
Educational | Guest Speakers | Art
Art, When Science Isn’t Enough
Goods graduated in 2002 in the graphic design program at Art Center College of Design and currently serves as the visual strategist for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He co-curated a show called "Data + Art: Art and Science in the Age of Information" at the Pasadena Museum of California Art.
Audio Posted: August 10, 2011 | Running time: 5:42
Educational | Education Audio | Marine Biology
Animal Care Series: Giving Marine Animals Annual Exams Learn how Aquarium Veterinarian Dr. Lance Adams closely monitors the health of the Aquariums 12,000 animals.
Audio Posted: April 11, 2011 | Running time: 1:49
Educational | For Kids | Education Audio | Marine Biology | Exhibit Pages | Southern California/Baja Gallery
Yucky, stinky seaweed everywhere! We often think of seaweed as a nuisance on our beaches. In fact, it’s not just fish that need it, we do too! Discover the amazing story of seaweed!
Audio Posted: April 5, 2011 | Running time: 1:48
Animal Information | Educational | Education Audio | Marine Biology
Animal Care Series: Just how do you perform surgery on a fish?
Did you know that staff veterinarian Dr. Lance Adams has performed surgery on dozens of Aquarium fish? Learn the methods employed for this unique surgical patient.
Audio Posted: November 21, 2010 | Running time: 1:31
Conservation Issues | Educational | Conservation | Education Audio | Oceanography
The importance of establishing Marine Protected Areas
Should we try to protect such a vast resource? Is it even possible, and what are some of the challenges we face?
Audio Posted: November 16, 2010 | Running time: 1:45