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Get in-depth information about current research in the field of marine biology in these short video podcasts from the Aquarium of the Pacific. This Long Beach, California-based institution hosts visiting lecturers in its Guest Speaker Series throughout the year. These experts share stories from the field, new insights about marine life, and knowledge they have gathered about the ocean and its inhabitants over years of study. Speakers include university researchers, explorers, acclaimed authors, journalists, nature photographers, and more.

Marine Biology Vol. 1 Aquarium of the Pacific

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Get in-depth information about current research in the field of marine biology in these short video podcasts from the Aquarium of the Pacific. This Long Beach, California-based institution hosts visiting lecturers in its Guest Speaker Series throughout the year. These experts share stories from the field, new insights about marine life, and knowledge they have gathered about the ocean and its inhabitants over years of study. Speakers include university researchers, explorers, acclaimed authors, journalists, nature photographers, and more.

    • video
    Bruce Robison

    Bruce Robison

    Bruce Robison recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on August 13, 2013. Robison is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a fellow of the California Academy of Sciences.

    • 3 min
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    Edith Widder

    Edith Widder

    Edith Widder recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on August 27, 2013. Widder is a deep-sea explorer, oceanographer, marine biologist, and co-founder of the Ocean Research and Conservation Association.

    • 3 min
    • video
    Jim Hellemn

    Jim Hellemn

    Jim Hellemn recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on April 23, 2013. His photography has appeared in National Geographic magazine and at the American Museum of Natural History.

    • 3 min
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    Jesus Reyes

    Jesus Reyes

    Aquacast recorded on July 25, 2013. Jesus Reyes discusses the pressures on California’s coastal aquatic environments derived from highly developed urban and residential zones and their diverse, extensive activities.

    • 3 min
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    Nicholas Fisher

    Nicholas Fisher

    Aquacast recorded on June 19, 2013. Nicholas Fisher discusses the release of long-lived radionuclides from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan into the Pacific and the subsequent bioaccumulation of these contaminants in diverse marine biota.

    • 3 min
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    Asila Ghoul

    Asila Ghoul

    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.

    • 3 min

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