Introduction to marine invertebrates – workshop: Sat 16th May, Sandycove

Hi Coastwatchers,  The National biodiversity Data Centre are offering a workshop ‘introduction to marine invertebrates’ to take place in Sandycove, Dublin on Saturday 16th May in association with Seasearch Ireland. It could be really good for those thinking of going into marine science area ..

To register for the workshop visit http://www.biodiversityireland.ie/events/ (€20 registration fee)

The workshop is aimed at beginners and will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to marine invertebrates
  • Recording biodiversity
  • Sponges
  • Anemones, Corals, Jellyfish & Hydroids
  • Worms
  • Crustaceans
  • Molluscs
  • Bryozoans
  • Echinoderms
  • Sea Squirts
  • Seashore – practical identification skills
  • Recording observations (Irish Marine Survey)
  • Use of on-line resources
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