Sex In The Sea #404
January 13, 2017
This week we talk about sex... in the sea! Anika Hazra speaks with marine biologist Marah Hardt about her new book "Sex in the Sea: Our Intimate Connection with Sex-Changing Fish, Romantic Lobsters, Kinky Squid, and Other Salty Erotica of the Deep". We discuss the multitude of bizarre strategies marine organisms use to get it on, the obstacles they face as humans become increasingly intrusive on their sex lives, and how we can protect the integrity of marine reproduction.
- Marah Hardt
A coral reef ecologist by training, Dr. Marah Hardt is author of "Sex in the Sea: Our Intimate Connection with Sex-Changing Fish, Romantic Lobsters, Kinky Squid, and Other Salty Erotica of the Deep". She is also the current Director of Research at the non-profit, Future of Fish. As a scientist and storyteller, Marah works at the crossroads of research, communication, and strategy to build a more sustainable future for people and the seas. She received her PhD in marine science from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and her BA in History of Science from Harvard University.
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