At this month’s Perspectives Lecture, Beware the Blooms: Harmful Agal Blooms in Your Ocean, join Scripps Oceanography's new Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System (SCCOOS) Director Clarissa Anderson for an expert's perspective on the toxic algal blooms that impact life in our coastal ocean. Doors open at 6:30; lecture lasts at 7-8 p.m. Tickets are $8 for Public Admission, $5 for Students and Educators, and free for Birch Aquarium Members. RSVP is recommended for this popular event. Annual Memberships are also available. For more information or to RSVP, visit aquarium.ucsd.edu or call 858-534-5771. Proceeds support exhibits and educational programming at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.