“What fish ears have to say”

01 November 2021 | Events

The Scientific Society Swakopmund invites interested persons to a presentation titled "What fish ears have to say" by Dr Margit Wilhelm at the Swakopmund Museum Lecture Hall.

Dr Wilhelm will explain what a fish “otolith” (ear stone) is and how it can be used to tell us different things in fisheries science in this talk on 4 November at 18:00. These range from diet studies of for example fur seals, to determining ages, the growth analysis of fish, to identifying genetic differences of “stocks”, and even in the investigation of long-term changes in growth of fishes related to climate change.

Admission to the event is free with donations welcome. Contact Irina Ivanova (Public Relations) at email: [email protected] or phone 064 402 695 for more information.

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