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Marine Biology of the Bahamas


A special Biology Department Brown-Bag Presentation by Professor Ernie Mellas

When:             Monday May 15, 2006   12:00 noon -1:00 pm

Where:            room 8-200

Coral reefs, trumpetfish, hammerhead sharks and more!  Join Professor Mellas on a photographic journey as he describes his experiences at the Gerace Research Center on San Salvador Island, the Bahamas.

Professor Mellas spent two weeks on San Salvador Island January 2006 as a guest professor assisting in the teaching of a Tropical Marine Biology course.  He will be discussing the five marine habitats studied on the island and present information on his proposed new MCC special studies course: Marine Biology, Bahamas (BIO 182).  MCC faculty, staff and students are invited for this presentation of tropical marine biology, SCUBA diving, photographs and more.

Ernie Mellas