Guest Speakers | Marine Biology
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.
Video Posted: January 29, 2013 | Running time: 03:16
Guest Speakers | Art | Marine Biology
Penguins: A Photographic Expedition to Antarctica
Painter, photographer, and naturalist J.J. L'Heureux shared her photographs and stories from her eleven years of annual expeditions to Antarctica during her lecture on March 20, 2012.
Video Posted: August 1, 2012 | Running time: 3:21
Guest Speakers | Marine Biology
Sex, Drugs, and Sea Slime: The Oceans' Oddest Creatures and Why They Matter
Dr. Ellen Prager presented stories and images about the organisms that inhabit the oceans' depths and how they are connected to our food supply, the economy, jobs, and in biomedical research and biotechnology in her lecture on January 19, 2012.
Video Posted: July 27, 2012 | Running time: 3:06
Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Climate Change | Marine Biology
Antarctica's Climate Secrets: Drilling into the Past to Predict the Future
LuAnn Dahlman, who spoke at the Aquarium on September 22, 2011, spent a season at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, working with an international group of scientists and drillers who are doing this innovative research. Dahlman is part of the Communications and Education group at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Program Office and develops climate-related educational materials.
Video Posted: December 12, 2011 | Running time: 3:18
Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Marine Biology | Exhibit Pages
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: The State of Our Pacific Tuna Resources
Craig Heberer, who spoke at the Aquarium on October 11, 2011, works as a fisheries biologist with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries, Southwest Region, Sustainable Fisheries Division. He serves as the lead biologist for the Fishery Management Plan for U.S. West Coast Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species. Heberer was born and raised in San Pedro, California and grew up in the Croatian commercial tuna fishing industry.
Video Posted: December 8, 2011 | Running time: 3:42
Animal Information | Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology
Raising Whales: How Cetaceans Engineer Ocean Ecosystems
Joe Roman spoke at the Aquarium on September 28, 2011 about his research into the ecological role of whales in the ocean. He is a conservation biologist, freelance writer, and researcher at the University of Vermont. His research appears in the journals Science, BioScience, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, among others.
Video Posted: December 8, 2011 | Running time: 3:27
Animal Information | Guest Speakers | Art | Marine Biology
Ocean Duets / Sea Photo Assignments and Conservation
Michele Westmorland, who spoke at the Aquarium on March 30, 2011, is a photojournalist with a twenty-year history of traveling the world documenting the marine life that inhabits the oceans. Her work has appeared in national and international publications, including National Geographic Traveler, Outside, Sport Diver, and Scuba Diving.
Video Posted: October 3, 2011 | Running time: 2:35
Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Conservation | Marine Biology | Oceanography
Mission to Aquarius: A Journey to Inner Space
Dr. James Lindholm, who spoke at the Aquarium on April 27, 2011, is the James W. Rote Distinguished Professor of Marine Science and Policy and the founder and director of the Institute for Applied Marine Ecology at California State University, Monterey Bay. His research interests include the landscape ecology of fishes, the recovery of seafloor habitats following the cessation of fishing activity, and the design and efficacy of marine protected areas.
Video Posted: October 3, 2011 | Running time: 3:39
Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Marine Biology
More Fun in the Little Yellow Submarine: 14 Years of Fish Research Around California Oil Platforms
Dr. Milton Love, who spoke at the Aquarium on June 7, 2011, is a research biologist at the Marine Science Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has conducted research on the marine fishes of California for over forty years. He has been a recreational angler since 1955 and was briefly a commercial fisherman in Santa Barbara.
Video Posted: September 19, 2011 | Running time: 4:35
Conservation Issues | Guest Speakers | Art | Conservation | Marine Biology
Wonders of the Sea
Marc Shargel, who spoke at the Aquarium on June 28, 2011, has been diving along the California coast since 1978. He has been working as a professional marine life photographer for over twenty years. A longtime advocate for the adoption of marine reserves, Shargel served on the state's official advisory body, helping to select sites for marine protected areas along the southern central coast.
Video Posted: September 19, 2011 | Running time: 2:58