March 11, 2019: Join Dr. Rob Nowicki, Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Mote Marine Laboratory, for his lecture, "Building a better mousetrap: Hijacking shark biology and behavior to reduce bycatch in Caribbean lobster traps."
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. to the WAVE Center for lecture guests. Lectures begin at 6:30 p.m. Ticket holders will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tickets are $10 for Mote Members (per ticket per lecture); $15 for non Mote Members. All attendees must make a reservation in advance and tickets are non-refundable. Ticket sales close at 3 p.m. on the day of the lecture or when tickets sell out. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Online ticket sales will begin Dec 21st.
Click on a date below for more information and direct registration links.
March 4 - Dr. Erinn Muller, Program Manager for Mote's Coral Health & Disease Research Program: "Coral restoration: A beacon of hope to save the Florida Reef Tract"
March 11 - THIS EVENT - Dr. Rob Nowicki, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Mote: "Building a better mousetrap: Hijacking shark biology and behavior to reduce bycatch in Caribbean lobster traps"
March 18 - Dr. Rich Pierce, Program Manager for Mote's Ecotoxicology Program: "Red tide: What is it and what can we do about it?"
March 25 - Gretchen Lovewell, Program Manager for Mote's Stranding Investigation Program: "Red tide's toll on marine animals: Stories from Mote's Stranding Investigation Program"
Mote Aquarium hours will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, closing at 1 p.m. due to anticipated traffic from Friday-evening road closures announced by the Town of Longboat Key.
(Normal hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., resume Saturday, Feb. 29.)