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Asila Ghoul

Guest Speakers | Marine Biology

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Exploring the Sensory Biology of Sea Otters Through Cooperative Research

Aquacast recorded on June 25, 2013. Asila Ghoul discussed a recent study of the sensory systems of sea otters and how these amphibious animals are adapted for an aquatic lifestyle.

Audio Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 3:07

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Richard Ellis

Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology

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Gladiator of the Sea

Aquacast recorded on June 13, 2013. Richard Ellis discussed the broadbill swordfish, whose scientific name Xiphias gladius means “gladiator.”

Audio Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 3:12

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Chris Lowe

Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology

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The Recovery of Apex Marine Predator Populations

Aquacast recorded on May 14, 2013. Rapid coastal development, water and air pollution, overfishing, bycatch, and habitat loss have all contributed to declines in shark populations. Chris Lowe, of California State University, Long Beach's Shark Lab, discussed federal and state agencies and regulations and how they have helped sharks recover.

Audio Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 2:30

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Leslie Harris

Guest Speakers | Marine Biology | Oceanography

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Hitchhiking Aliens: Unexpected Consequences of the Japan Tsunami

Aquacast recorded at the Aquarium on May 7, 2013. After the earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan in 2010, ocean currents and wind brought debris across the Pacific Ocean to the shores of the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Learn from Leslie Harris about the non-native plant and animal species attached to the debris that hitched a ride to our shores.

Audio Posted: August 2, 2013 | Running time: 3:00

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Lecture Archive: Asila Ghoul

Guest Speakers | Lecture Archive 2013 | Marine Biology

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Exploring the Sensory Biology of Sea Otters Through Cooperative Research

Lecture date: June 25, 2013. Asila Ghoul discussed a recent study of the sensory systems of sea otters and how these amphibious animals are adapted for an aquatic lifestyle.

Audio Posted: August 1, 2013 | Running time: 43:36

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Lecture Archive: Richard Ellis

Guest Speakers | Conservation | Lecture Archive 2013 | Marine Biology

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Gladiator of the Sea

Lecture date: June 13, 2013. Richard Ellis discussed the broadbill swordfish, whose scientific name Xiphias gladius means “gladiator.”

Audio Posted: August 1, 2013 | Running time: 58:41

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Lecture Archive: Chris Lowe

Guest Speakers | Conservation | Lecture Archive 2013 | Marine Biology

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The Recovery of Apex Marine Predator Populations

Lecture date: May 14, 2013. Rapid coastal development, water and air pollution, overfishing, bycatch, and habitat loss have all contributed to declines in shark populations. Chris Lowe, of California State University, Long Beach's Shark Lab, discussed federal and state agencies and regulations and how they have helped sharks recover.

Audio Posted: August 1, 2013 | Running time: 50:58

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Lecture Archive: Leslie Harris

Guest Speakers | Lecture Archive 2013 | Marine Biology | Oceanography

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Hitchhiking Aliens: Unexpected Consequences of the Japan Tsunami

Lecture date: May 7, 2013. After the earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan in 2010, ocean currents and wind brought debris across the Pacific Ocean to the shores of the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Learn about the non-native plant and animal species attached to the debris that hitched a ride to our shores in this lecture by Leslie Harris.

Audio Posted: August 1, 2013 | Running time: 57:12

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Lecture Archive: Richard Theiss & Victor Douieb

Guest Speakers | Conservation | Lecture Archive 2013 | Marine Biology

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Sharks: The Beauty of the Ocean Predator

Lecture date: March 5, 2013. Underwater cinematographer Richard Theiss and sculptor Victor Douieb discussed their personal experiences with sharks, shark conservation, and their work documenting sharks.

Audio Posted: August 1, 2013 | Running time: 50:42

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Lecture Archive: Charles Yarish

Guest Speakers | Conservation | Lecture Archive 2013 | Marine Biology

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Nutrient Bioextraction and Seaweed Aquaculture

Lecture date: February 7, 2013. Charles Yarish discussed the bioextraction of inorganic nutrients from coastal waters using native seaweeds.

Audio Posted: August 1, 2013 | Running time: 63:40

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Seth Newsome

Guest Speakers | Marine Biology

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Using Chemistry to Study Marine Mammal Diets

Differences in diet among individuals of the same species is increasingly recognized as an important component of diversity in food webs.

Audio Posted: February 6, 2013 | Running time: 03:05

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P. Dee Boersma, Ph.D.

Guest Speakers | Marine Biology | Exhibit Pages | Penguin Habitat

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The Penguins of Patagonia

For twenty-eight years P. Dee Boersma, Ph.D., has studied the largest Magellanic Penguin colony in the world at Punta Tombo, Argentina.

Audio Posted: January 31, 2013 | Running time: 03:15

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Maddalena Bearzi

Guest Speakers | Marine Biology

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Dolphin Confidential: Confessions of a Field Biologist

Dr. Maddalena Bearzi takes viewers inside the world of a marine mammal field scientist. She offers a firsthand understanding of cetacean behavior, as well as the frustrations, delights, and creativity involved in dolphin research.

Audio Posted: January 29, 2013 | Running time: 03:16

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