Into the Abyss: With Merrick Ekins
27 March 2020
LEVEL 2, THEATRE - QUEENSLAND MUSEUM

Summary

Come on a deep, deep dive into the underwater abyss of Australia’s least explored environment with Dr Merrick Ekins, Queensland Museum’s Collection Manager of Sessile Marine Invertebrates. You will share the excitement of discovering unknown species of carnivorous sponges off the East Coast of Australia on board CSIRO’s RV Investigator, and gain a rare glimpse into Queensland Museum’s valuable marine invertebrate collection.

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Merrick Ekins

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Merrick Ekins

Merrick Ekins is the Collection Manager of Sessile Marine Invertebrates at the Queensland Museum. This collection encompasses Sponges, all cnidarians including soft (octocorals) and hard (hexacorals) Corals and Jellyfish, as...

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Bernie Hobbs

Best known to the general public as a judge on The New Inventors, Bernie Hobbs is an award-winning science writer and broadcaster with ABC Science Online. Originally form Brisbane, Bernie...

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Location

LEVEL 2, THEATRE - QUEENSLAND MUSEUM, South Brisbane, QLD,

Session Times

Into The Abyss: With Merrick Ekins

27 March 2020

60mins 3:30pm

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