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#1 Latimeria



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Posted 07 November 2014 - 09:13 AM

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Dear All,

The London Freshwater Group will be holding their autumn meeting in the Flett Lecture Theatre of the Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD on Friday 14th November 2014.

Our Group Secretary Dr Carl Sayer has once again organised a fantastic line-up. The agenda is below and can be found on our web site: www.londonfreshwatergroup.co.uk

Please be aware that there is a small meeting attendance cost of £2 to pay for tea/coffee and biscuits. Please pay on arrival.

In order to help with planning if you wish to attend this meeting, or if you want further details please email Sarah Lynch: slynch_007@hotmail.com.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Best wishes

London Freshwater Group





Pre - 13:30     Sign in (Entrance via Earth Gallery, Exhibition Road)

13:30 - 13:35   Introduction and welcome

13:35 - 14:05  Using local knowledge about boat surveys to assess the status of Ganges river dolphins,  Nadia Rickman, ZSL & Bangor University

14:05 - 14:35  Can hydropower devices and fish co-exist in rivers ? Jennifer Gomez-Molina, VerdErg Renewable Energy

14:35 - 15:05  Preliminary investigation of aquatic invertebrate biodiversity in Gairlock Hill Lochs, Wester-Ross Shire, Vu Dang, Middlesex University

15:05 - 15:35 Tea and Biscuits (Jammy Dodgers)

15:35 - 16:05 Predicting invasiveness in fishes from life history traits: pumpkinseed and black bullhead in the London area, Gordon Copp, Cefas

16:05 - 16:35 Tidal freshwaters and fish in the UK: A knowledge gap, Steve Colclough, IFM

16:35 - 17:05 Return of the beaver: what have we learned? Alan Law, University of Stirling

17:05 - 17:10 Final announcements, followed by adjournment to local hostelry for refreshments