Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society Evening Program: What a Fish Knows

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May 2, 2017, 7:30 pm to 9:30 PM
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Christine Emerson Reed Park, Joslyn Hall meeting room
1133 7th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90403

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What A Fish Knows… It turns out that they know a lot!
In this dynamic, illustrated presentation, Jonathan Balcombe combines science with storytelling to explore the colorful lives of the least understood and most exploited vertebrates on Earth. Balcombe explores fish perceptions, cognition, emotion, social behavior, and cooperation, and wraps it in the context of our evolving relationship to fishes and their vital aquatic habitats.
Jonathan Balcombe is a biologist, author, and a life-long animal advocate. He has a PhD in ethology from the University of Tennessee, where he studied communication in bats. He has published over 50 journal articles and book chapters ranging from turtle nesting behavior to the ethics of animal dissection. His 2006 book Pleasurable Kingdom is the first in-depth examination of
Our meetings are at Christine Emerson Reed Park, 1133 7th Street, mid-park in Joslyn Hall, accessible from Lincoln Blvd, California Avenue and 7th St. Meetings begin at 7:30pm sharp with a little business, and then our main presentation. Light refreshments are served afterward. Parking: The entire block between Wilshire and California Avenue, 7th St. and Lincoln, on the sides closest to the park, is metered. Meter enforcement ends at 6pm, so free parking for the meeting. Please see our blog for more information: