REEF Fest 2015 Seminars


Topics, location, registration:

Fish ID, microplastics in our ocean, great white sharks and more. Come learn about the amazing marine environment and the drastic changes that threaten our oceans! All seminars will take place at Murray Nelson Government Center, 102050 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, Florida. All seminars are free, but pre-registration is requested. Specific dates and times for each seminar will be listed soon.

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Thursday, 9/29

You look Fishy? Lookalikes and Mimicry Under the Sea
Presented by: Janna Nichols, REEF Outreach Coordinator

2:30 - 3:30 PM



Friday, 9/30

Presented by: Stephanie Green, PhD and REEF Affiliate Scientist

2:30 - 3:30

Great White Sharks
Presented by: Dan Orr

3:30 - 4:30 PM

This presentation focuses on the largest resident population of Great White Sharks in the world found around the island of Guadalupe Island, Mexico. During 20 trips to Guadalupe Island over an 8 year period, this seminar addresses population dynamics and possible changes in behavior caused by diver interaction. 

Shifting Paradigm in the Sea
Presented by: Jack Grove

 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Marine Environment of the Florida Keys and the Galapagos; origins and extinctions of fishes and their importance; overfishing; marine protected areas as the cornerstone of marine conservation and the preservation of biodiversity in the sea;closing with hope for the future of our oceans.



 Saturday, 10/1

REEF Program Update
Presented by: Lad Akins, REEF Director of Special Projects

 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM




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