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Fibreglass cast of Hoodwinker species of sunfish.
Photo by Otago Museum

Sunfish Surprise!

Otago Museum —

Friday 8 October at 11am, Barclay Theatre. Hear from Otago Museum’s own Natural Science Curator, Emma Burns about the fascinating and hefty sunfish in this family-friendly free talk.

Wade into the world of sensational sunfish. Get to know the different species that occur off our coast, recent work helping support research into these fish, and the story behind our foyer’s famous sunfish.

Otago Museum's Natural Science Curator, Emma Burns with with a fibreglass cast of the Hoodwinker sunfish. — Image by: Otago Daily Times, Gregor Richardson

11am, Friday 8 October

Barclay Theatre

Cost: Free - Limited numbers so book a place!


This event will take place at Alert Level 2. Bookings are essential, limited tickets are available to this event.

Level 2 restrictions apply, all attendees are required to scan in, social distance and to wear a face covering at all times during this event.

To book: https://otagomuseum.nz/whats-on/sunfish-surprise

Phone Otago Museum on 03-474 7474