Confirmed speakers! Programme filling fast.

The Shore to Deep Sea: a challenging world

Porcupine Annual Conference 14th-15th March 2020
Fieldwork on 13th March 2020
SAMS, Dunstaffnage, Near Oban

The programme for our forthcoming conference is taking shape with a range of exciting speakers. Offers of posters and presentations are still welcome, please email:

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Angus Jackson  (MCS/Seasearch).  “Population trends for spiny lobster – how useful are occupancy models for benthic species?”
  • Jack Lucas (University of St Andrews).  “Population viability and resilience of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) on the east coast of Scotland.”
  • Donal Griffin (QEU).   “Fish-jellyfish interactions: The good, the bad and the overlooked.”
  • Jon Moore (CALM).  “Global-scale species distributions predict temperature-related changes in species composition of rocky shore communities”
  • David Hughes (SAMS). “A tale of two worms: Ecological research in Scottish sealochs 1990-2009.”
  • Shane Wasik (Basking Shark Scotland).  “Basking shark research on the west coast of Scotland.”

    Delegates at Edinburgh,2018 (Copyright Richard Shucksmith)

    Delegates at Edinburgh,2018 (Copyright Richard Shucksmith)

Offers of posters and presentation still welcome, please email

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