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Discovery Lecture Series
April 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is collaborating with our new “neighbor,” the world-class urban marine research and innovation center, AltaSea. The 35-acre campus at the Port of Los Angeles will be dedicated to uniting global marine research, education, business, government philanthropy and community.
We are jointly hosting a Discovery Lecture Series in 2017 on select Fridays from 7pm to 9pm at the Aquarium in the John M. Olguin Auditorium.
Guest Speaker: Kristy L. Forsgren, California State University, Fullerton
Ovaries, Testes, and Copulatory Structures – Oh My! The Importance of Understanding Reproduction of Fishes
Fishes comprise approximately half of all vertebrate species, occupying both fresh and saltwater habitats in temperatures ranging from 0–40 degrees Celsius. However, it is fish reproduction that exhibits some of the most extraordinary variation among vertebrates. Not only is fish reproduction interesting, but a comprehensive understanding of fish reproduction is imperative in protecting our fish populations…Read More