Aquarium Lecture Series: Shark Research Confessions

Shark Research Confessions:
Introductions and Adventures in the Field with New England Shark Experts

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New England is home to many different species of sharks: great white, basking, blue and thresher sharks to name a few. It is also home to many shark researchers who travel all over the world to help the conservation of these fascinating yet vulnerable animals. The speakers will provide an overview of the amazing work they conduct, while providing information on shark biology and their career paths. This lecture is not to be missed by any shark enthusiast!

Panelists include:
Tobey H. Curtis, shark researcher and fisheries manager, NOAA Fisheries Service
Dr. James Sulikowski, associate professor of marine science, University of New England
Dr. Jeff Kneebone, research biologist
Dr. Greg Skomal, senior fisheries scientist, Massachusetts Marine Fisheries
Heather Marshall, Ph.D. candidate, University of Massachusetts — Dartmouth
Dr. Diego Bernal, associate professor, University of Massachusetts — Dartmouth
John Chisholm, marine fisheries biologist, Mass. Division of Marine Fisheries Shark Research Program
Dr. Lisa J Natanson, senior research fisheries scientist, Apex Predators Program, National Marine Fisheries Service, Narragansett, RI

Hosted by Dr. John Mandelman, director of research and senior scientist, John H. Prescott Marine Laboratory, New England Aquarium, and Cynthia Wigren, president and co-founder, Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.

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