The Conservation of Sharks - A Talk by Dr. A. Peter Klimley

Mon Apr 21st, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Description

Please join the Environmental Club and the Sustainability Ambassador Network in celebrating the start of Earth Week next Monday with a special speaker event. Dr. A. Peter Klimley has studied sharks for over three decades. He has written over 60 scientific articles on the behavior and ecology of sharks and rays. He is featured as “Dr. Hammerhead” on the Nova website, where he is pictured diving down 30-35 meters into schools of hammerhead sharks and attaching transmitters to them from the end of a pole spear. Dr. Klimley received a M. Sci. in oceanography from the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami, Florida and a Ph.D. in marine biology from Scripps Institution of Oceanography of the University of California, San Diego. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology at the University of California, where he serves as mentor of graduate students in Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Geo-graphy Graduate Groups. Dr. Klimley is also currently serving as the Director of the Biotelemetry Laboratory at UC Davis. Contact Information: Carina Anttila-Suarez (anttilasuarezc@smccd.edu)

Location

Skyline College, Building 6, Room 6202

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