October 6, 2020: Striped Bass are Built for Success: Weathering pollution, climate change, & their own charismatic stripes

Date: October 6, 2020

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE public webinar.

Chesapeake Bay striped bass move up and down the Atlantic coast from their estuarine birthplace. Until recently we have only seen glimpses of this movement when tagged fish are caught by anglers or scientists. Now with electronic transmitters embedded in the tummies, or chemical tracers in bones in their ears we can follow them along on their journey – learning why and when they move and how these migrations affect their growth, survival and reproduction. Hear internationally recognized expert, Dr. Dave Secor talk about his most recent work on this striped nomad of the Bay.

Presented by Dr. Dave Secor

This webinar is hosted by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Chesapeake Biological Laboratory.

Registration is required: http://www.usmf.org/scienceforcitizens/

Participants will receive Zoom login information after their registration is received.

This seminar is presented as part of the Science for Citizens Seminar Series. Learn about future webinars at: https://www.umces.edu/cbl/science-citizens

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