Dr. Terry Gosliner

terrygoslinerDr. Terry Gosliner is a senior curator at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco and a leading researcher in the evolutionary history of nudibranchs (the colorful group also known as sea slugs). Since 1992, he has focused his research on the nudibranch fauna of the reefs of the Philippines, documenting the most diverse marine ecosystems of the world. He was instrumental in developing the Philippine coral reef exhibit at the Academy and has worked actively to strengthen ties with Bay Area Filipino communities. Dr. Gosliner is also a champion of educational outreach, particularly in the Philippines, where he has worked with local researchers, educators and community leaders to share knowledge and resources with locals, empowering them to prioritize conservation in Philippine waters rich with biodiversity.