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Naturally Speaking: Glow in the Dark Sharks

Date(s) - 05/16/2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Glow in the Dark Sharks: Perspectives from Marine Creatures

“Naturally Speaking” Speaker Series

Adult only event.  Program is free but we ask you to RSVP so we know to expect you and can prepare appropriately.  Thank you!

Speaker: David Gruber

There are a surprising new range of sea creatures that transform the blue ocean light into amazing greens and reds. Hear from David Gruber a marine biologist on his journey in search of biofluorescent sharks, seahorses, sea turtle sand more. Learn about his covert world of biofluorescence and how these light-up creatures could illuminate a new understanding of our own brains.

David Gruber is a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, professor of Biology at City University of New York, and a Invertebrate Zoology research associate with the American Museum of Natural History.


Doors open at 6:00 pm.  Speaker will begin at 6:30 pm.  Cash wine/beer bar will be offered.

If you have any questions, please contact the Reservations Office at 757-595-9135, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4:30 pm or by email –


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