Opisthobranchs introduction course at Roses Sub

Curso de Opistobranquios en Roses Sub (Roses, Girona)

On 23 September 2017 Miquel Pontes and Sara Fuertes of the VIMAR Research Group leaded an introductory course to the opisthobranchus molluscs at the Roses Sub Dive Center (Roses, Costa Brava, Spain). The course consisted of four parts: an introduction to the opisthobranchs, a talk (ecobriefing) prior to the dive, a SCUBA dive at the Bau del Lladó (Roses) where the students concentrated on finding these colorful animals on the…

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Opisthobranch biodiversity course; techniques to find them

Felimida purpurea @ Cala Montgó, L'Escala, Spain 5-03-2016 by Miquel Pontes

On September 13, 2017 a lecture on opisthobranchus molluscs, presented by Manuel Ballesteros, was held in Classroom 9 of the Faculty of Biology of the University of Barcelona, ​​with the participation of Miquel Pontes and Enric Madrenas, the three founding members of VIMAR research group. These talks, open to the general public, had good attendance. There were members of CIB, Biology students and several divers who wanted to know this…

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