Reef Sharks and Coral Reefs Symposium

19 July 2011.

Announcing the mini-symposium
” Reef Sharks and Coral Reefs
Cairns, Australia, 9-13 JULY 2012.

In July 2012, the 12th ICRS will welcome over 2,500 delegates from around to world to the tropical city of Cairns to attend 1,500 talks and posters presenting the latest research on the world’s coral reefs. The Reef Sharks and Coral Reefs mini-symposium will focus on research into the ecological roles of reef sharks in coral reef ecosystems; the environmental, biological, ecological and behavioural factors affecting the strength and dependence of these interactions; techniques for studying reef shark ecology; and methods to monitor reef shark populations. The mini-symposium will also explore the implications of reef shark declines, and the ramifications of recent research for their conservation and management.

Registration opens: 1 August 2011.

Deadline for abstract submission: 1 October 2011.

Early-bird registration closes: 1 March 2012.

The Reef Sharks and Coral Reefs mini-symposium is being organised by:
Andrew Chin, Nick Dulvy, Michelle Heupel, Mark Meekan, Rupert Ormond & Colin Simpfendorfer.

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