Don't be fooled by that smile! Adults can join Mote's shark experts at the Lab's WAVE Center for the Sharks, Tales & Ales Science Café: The Teeth Beneath — a free, casual discussion between the experts and you! Join in the conversation about The Teeth Beneath, Florida’s top predators: crocs, sharks and dolphins. Our featured speakers will dispel common myths about these creatures and invite you to discover their amazing adaptations and predatory interactions. Sink your teeth into small plate appetizers and cocktails that will be available for purchase. Mote Science Cafés are informal discussions that give everyone the chance to participate. Topics are designed to help you discover relationships between everyday life and the marine world. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the program starts at 6 p.m.
Dr. Katie McHugh, Staff Scientist, Sarasota Dolphin Research Project
Krystan Wilkinson, Research Assistant & Graduate Student, Sarasota Dolphin Research Project
Brian Siegel, Senior Aquarium Biologist, Mote Marine Laboratory
Veronica Garcia, Aquarium Biologist, Mote Marine Laboratory
Suggested audience: Adults 21 and older. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase, and the conversation about sharks and Mote research will be geared toward an adult audience.