Marine scientist, artist and conservationist Guy Harvey will present his latest documentary, “Whale Sharks in the Yucatan: A Guy Harvey Expedition,” at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Georgia Aquarium.
The premiere is scheduled to help commemorate the Aquarium¹s observance of international Whale Shark Day. Harvey will introduce the film and lead a Q&A session following its presentation as part of the Georgia Aquarium¹s Science on Tap lecture series.
The film highlights Harvey¹s scientific encounters with whale sharks off Isla Mujeres during their spectacular, annual feeding aggregation.
George Schellenger, a two-time Emmy winning producer, will also co-host the lecture alongside Harvey and Dr. Al Dove, director of research and conservation at Georgia Aquarium.
To view a trailer for the film, visit https://vimeo.com/72393613.
For more information regarding Whale Shark Weekend or Georgia Aquarium¹s conservation efforts, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org or call (404) 581-4000.