Pre Conference Workshops

25-26 March, 2019

Parasites of elasmobranchs

Instructor: Dr. Oscar Méndez / Universidad Veracruzana

Description:

This course is dedicated to students and professionals working with elasmobranchs in its various aspects. It is an introductory course where the student will learn about the morphological diversity and importance of shark and ray metazoan parasites. The objective is to provide useful tools for take samples, do descriptions, and the handling of specimens.

Fee: $500 M.N. / 25 USD
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Whale Shark Workshop

Instructor: Dra. Dení Ramírez / Tiburón Ballena México

Description:

This workshop will include basic aspects of the whale sharks, including its threats and opportunities for scientific research in Latin American waters. The workshop includes information regarding the monitoring and Photo ID of the individuals. 

Fee: $250 M.N. / 13 USD
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Telemetry of elasmobranchs

Instructor: Dr. James Ketchum / Pelagios Kakunjá, A.C.

Description:

This workshop includes theoretical and practical teachings regarding telemetry of sharks and rays. The basic concepts, types of tagging, application of tags and the data analysis will be included.

Fee: $500 M.N. / 25 USD
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Mobulidae Workshop

Instructor: M.B. Stefany Rojas / Manta Trust

Description:

The objective of the course is to offer a general perspective on the general characteristics, ecology, reproductive biology and age and growth of moboulids. Emphasis will be made on the identification of species in Latin American waters, as well as the procedures for carrying out scientific research through the experiences of the Manta Trust in other parts of the world

Fee: $250 M.N. / 12.5 USD
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