16 - Ichthyology with Chris Thacker

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ALL. ABOUT. FISH. Hilariously charming fish expert and LA County Natural History Museum Curator of Ichthyology, Dr. Christine Thacker, sits down with Alie in a basement full of several million jars of fish to chat about the worst fish husbands, the weirdest mating behaviors, the scariest fish, the nicest fish, the tiniest fish, how they breathe, how you can help reverse global warming, and whether you should pee in wetsuits. I love her so much and so will you. 

Listen on Art19, or find the show on iTunes, Stitcher or wherever you fetchyer pods. 

Follow Dr. Chris Thacker on Instagram or Twitter

Watch her Curiosity Show on NHM.org

Follow Ologies on Instagram or Twitter 

Follow Alie on Instagram or Twitter

Buy some cool items at www.OlogiesMerch.com

Some potentially useful links:

Tracy Morgan’s appreciation of biodiversity on Animal Planet’s “Tanked”

Actinopterygii

General Bottle Supply

Hula fish moves

Angler fish 

Lumpfish 

Hagfish 

Desairology

Shrimps and gobis

Mudskipper videos

Monterey Bay seafood watch

Great White sharks in Los Angeles

Friands on YouTube via Everyday Gourmet TV

 

Editing by Steven Ray Morris

Music by Nick Thorburn

Alie Ward