21 April 2014
Posted in Events
Thursday, April 24, 6:30 p.m.
Orlando Science Center Hosts A Bimonthly Series for the Community's Curious at the East End Market
Dr. Will Crampton, an associate professor of vertebrate zoology at the University of Central Florida, will speak about the biodiversity and ecology of the gymnotiform electric knife fishes of South and Central America and their amazing ability to communicate and locate objects in the dark!
Joshua Solomon, a PhD student at UCF in the Coastal and Estuarine Research Lab, will reveal the effects of sea level rise and sedimentation on the population dynamics of the eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica).
Beginning at 7:30 p.m., enjoy oyster tasting and cooking demonstration for $20 per person. Experience oysters from the Pacific Northwest, Atlantic and Gulf. Wild Ocean Seafood’s fishmonger Cinthia Sandoval will teach you how to make your own cocktail sauce as well as recipes for those slimy specialties including raw and slightly steamed varieties and oyster stew.
Register for the lecture and/or tasting at www.eastendmkt.com/events-classes. Space is limited for the tasting.