Southwest Florida Fossil Society

"To Inform and Educate"
THE PURPOSE OF THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA FOSSIL SOCIETY, INC.
is to promote and foster the science of paleontology through the collection, identification and preservation of fossil remains and providing a regional forum for education, training and experience in the scientific field.
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April 8th, 2017 7:00 pm

THIS IS ONE OF OUR LECTURE SERIES PRESENTATIONS YOU DONT WANT TO MISS THIS EDUCATIONAL AND ENGAGING TALK ON SHARKS.

Jose I. Castro is a research scientist and shark specialist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a position he has held since 1989. Concurrently with that position, he was also a senior scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory from 2000 to 2013, working with Eugenie Clarke who founded mote marine, she passed away last year Jose is finishing a book she started. Prior to joining NOAA, he was a shark specialist for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. He was a major in the USAF flying KC-135s in the Strategic Air Command, C-141s, and C-5As in the Air Force Reserve. He is the author of numerous articles on sharks in the scientific literature. He is the author of a well-known field guide to the sharks of North America. His latest book is The Sharks of North America, was published by Oxford University Press in 2011. You do not want to miss this presentation on sharks, this will be informative and engaging to cap off and coincide with the Venice shark tooth festival.


April has always been shark extravaganza month for SFFS and the celebration of sharks and there conservation.
 
Watch "Good Question: Why is Venice the 'shark's tooth capital of the world?'" on YouTube
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