Charlie the sea otter

Lecture & LIVE Stream: Exploring the Sensory Biology of Sea Otters Through Cooperative Research

DON’T MISS this lecture and LIVE web stream!!!  It’s definitely going to be one of the coolest talks of the year at Aquarium of the Pacific.  Be sure to tune into the live stream if you can’t make it to Long Beach, CA.  There will also be a Q&A session at the end via Twitter (@AquariumPacific). […]

Charlie the sea otter

Sea Otters and Sound

Special Note: The Pinniped Cognition and Sensory Systems Lab at UCSC’s LML was the first to ever conduct audiometric research with sea otters. When we think about coastal pollution, we often think of toxic chemicals, plastics, and even harmful algae—but there is also another kind of human-generated pollution that may degrade marine habitats: noise. While coastal environments […]

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About is dedicated to raising awareness about California's threatened sea otters and the role research plays in the species recovery and conservation. It's a collaboration of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, U.C. Santa Cruz, U.C. Davis, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, among others. is also home of the world's first HD live stream of southern sea otters in the wild.