[MARMAM] New Marine Mammal Seminar Series Launched! Join us!
president at marinemammalscience.org
Sat Nov 7 12:47:35 PST 2020
We are pleased to announce the inaugural edition of the the SMM Seminar
Editor's Select Series. This series will highlight the latest and most
exciting marine mammal science published in the Marine Mammal Science
Journal. The SMM created this series to give scientists and citizens around
the world a chance to engage with marine mammal scientists, learn and ask
questions. All are welcome.
*Guest, Dr. Elizabeth Titcomb of Dolphin Census, presents: “Tiger stripes”
on estuarine dolphins?*
*Thursday, 12 November 12, 20207:00 PM - 8:15 PM Eastern Daylight
TimePlatform: Zoom Webinar
Free and all are welcome*
About this presentation:
In a long-term photo-identification study on dolphins in the Indian River
Lagoon found unusual skin markings that had never-before been reported in
cetaceans. The markings resembled parallel linear scars and were
predominantly seen in females that had been pregnant, leading us to wonder
if they were related to stretch marks seen in other mammals. At the moment,
the exact cause for the skin markings is unknown.
Presented by Dr. Elizabeth Titcomb of Dolphin Census, find out more about
this new mystery, the research that led up to it and get your questions
answered during this 1-hour presentation followed by a Q&A session.
*Free registration is required to attend. Space is limited.Reserve your
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