The Amazing Diversity of Fishes - Dr. Phil Hastings - Birch Aquarium Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series

06/08/2015 - 7:00pm

The Amazing Diversity of Fishes 

Dr. Phil Hastings

Fish showed up in the fossil record about 500 million years ago, and today, they are the most diverse group of vertebrate animals on the planet. Phil Hastings, Scripps Professor, and Curator of the SIO Marine Vertebrate Collection, will discuss the global diversity of fishes and will be available to sign his recently published book Fishes: A Guide to Their Diversity(University of California Press). 

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Time: 7–8 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30; lecture begins at 7 p.m.
Cost: Public $8, Students/Educators $5, Free for members

The Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series features engaging presentations on research conducted worldwide by scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Scripps scientists are exploring Earth’s mysteries in hundreds of research projects under way on every continent. Learn about science at Scripps and join researchers on their paths to discovery. Services available for the deaf or hard of hearing. 

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