When studying animals that live in the ocean, the environment presents a significant barrier. The sea is a large and often hostile environment. Visual observations are rare, making it difficult to find out where animals are or what they are doing.
Dr. Franziska Broell, a marine biologist, works all over the world tracking wild marine animals with teams of researchers who gather data using new technology. This creates a detailed picture of the activities of marine animals in remote environments and the challenges they face.
During her talk, Dr. Broell will share some of her team’s discoveries into the lives of these animals. For example, they’ve learned that narwhals can dive to 2000 m in the Canadian Arctic. That grey seals on Sable island swim to the bottom of the ocean to sleep. And, the Greenland shark spends most of its time moving in slow-motion until it’s time to feed.
The lecture will be held at the White Point Beach Resort, Atlantic C Room, July 24th at 8PM.
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