The Farallones National Marine Sanctuary & Randall Museum of San Francisco Present:
A Science & Art Celebration of the Mysterious Mola mola ocean sunfish – music, lecture, art, research updates, exhibits, crafts.
The giant Mola mola, or ocean sunfish, resembles a floating flying saucer. This otherworldly creature basks at the surface to soak up the sun’s rays, and munches on poisonous jellyfish. What’s behind its odd appearance and behaviors?
For over a decade, National Geographic Explorer, marine biologist Tierney Thys, Ph.D has been uncovering the secrets of the Mola mola – the world’s largest bony fish. By tagging and tracking molas worldwide, she and her colleagues are discovering their movements, eating habits, and vulnerabilities. Come hear the latest research about these mysterious, peaceful, and utterly odd-shaped giants!
Mola Mola Extravaganza!
• Latest Research
• Printmaking & More
Choose 7:45 pm or 8:45 pm lecture .
Age minimum 16, space is limited . Contact Sara Heintzelman by email or phone.