Turning a Blind Eye: The Life of the Mexican Cavefish
Event type: talk, meet the scientist
Location: Attenborough Studio
Free, no ticket required
Meet UCL researcher Yoshiyuki Yamamoto and enter the world of the enigmatic cavefish.
Deep in caves in the heart of Mexico live a group of fish that spend their lives in underwater cave systems devoid of light.
These fish have turned blind after countless generations in darkness, but why are they blind, what are their other senses like and can they tell the difference between night and day in a world of never-ending darkness?
Explore these questions and more at our free Nature Live talk at Lates.