Please note: The manatee habitat is empty as we undergo renovations.

We expect to re-open the habitat and begin caring for manatees again later this Spring.

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think + drink / science: Blacktip Sharks in Southeast Florida

think + drink / science: Blacktip Sharks in Southeast Florida

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Date(s) - 06/09/2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


We host think + drink / science from 7 to 9pm on the second Wednesday of each month. The program opens as the day’s expert begins the evening with a presentation then we open the floor for discussion during this interactive webinar on Zoom.

“Blacktip Sharks in Southeast Florida”

Blacktip sharks aggregate by the thousands in nearshore waters of southeast Florida every winter. For more than a decade, Dr. Stephen Kajiura’s team at Florida Atlantic University has used airplanes and drones for aerial surveys, special tags for acoustic and satellite tracking, underwater video, and even animal-borne data loggers to examine the distribution and movements of sharks as they overwinter along our coast and migrate up the eastern seaboard. Discover how these sharks have shifted their distribution in response to warming oceans and learn about the possible future of these seasonally important predators and the food web they support.

think + drink/science is sponsored by WUSF, a corporate partner of The Bishop.

  • Where: On Zoom
  • Cost: $3 for members of the Discovery Society; $5 for all others.

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