With a wingspan of up to 22 feet and striking black and white coloration, manta rays are some of the most charismatic ocean animals. Get an insider's look as speaker Josh Stewart from Scripps Institution of Oceanography shows what it's like working with mantas and what teams around the world have discovered about these amazing rays! The lecture is on January 9, 2017, from 7-8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Public Admission is $8, students and educators admission is $5, and Birch Aquarium Member admission is free. Annual Memberships are also available. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 858-534-7336 or visit aquarium.ucsd.edu. Proceeds support exhibits and educational programming at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.