Milstein Science Series
April 14, 2013 - May 3, 2013
In this new film, shown continuously in the GeoDome theater, Museum scientists John Sparks, David Gruber, and Vincent Pieribone take a journey to the remote South Pacific coral reefs of the Solomon Islands to explore newly discovered biofluorescent species of fishes and stingrays, along with biofluorescent corals, crinoids, anemones, and other glowing invertebrates.
Reefs Illuminated premieres at 11 am during the Milstein Science Series: Island Life program on Sunday, April 14, and will run continuously that day until 4 pm. (From April 15 to Friday, May 3, the film will be shown during Museum hours.)
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life.
Reefs Illuminated, presented as part of the Milstein Science Series, is proudly sponsored by the Irma and Paul Milstein family
More in this Series:
May 1, 2014 - May 31, 2014
Discover a rich underwater world of glowing reefs and fishes in this short film featuring spectacular footage shot with experimental cameras during the Museum’s 2013 Explore21 Expedition to the Solomon Islands.
June 22, 2014
One of the sea's most misunderstood animals, sharks have inhabited the oceans for 400 million years. Learn more about these fascinating fishes in a family-friendly afternoon.