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September 4 Meeting

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Our September meeting will be Saturday, September 4 at Estero Community Center.  We will have a guest speaker, Matt Seguin from the Mote Aquarium.  His topic will be Institutional Collection Planning and Quarantine at Mote Marine Lab & Aquarium


Matt Seguin joined Mote Aquarium in June 2008.  His primary duty is overseeing the health/husbandry of the fish and invertebrate collection.  Matt works closely with the veterinary staff to maintain biosecurity within the aquarium, ensuring that all animals go through proper quarantine treatments before beign added to the collection. He also serves as the registrar for the aquarium, securing proper permits and maintaining accurate physical and digital records of the animals in the collection.  Outside of Mote, matt is an Adjunct Professor at the Ringling College of Art and Design, teaching Environmental Science.  He also volunteers as the webmaster for the Regional Aquatics Workshop website (rawconference.org), serves on the AZA Wildlife Conservation Committee, SAFE Shark and Ray Advisory Committee, and chairs the ZRA Membership Committee.  When not working he enjoys BBQ and costuming







September 4th, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Estero  Community Park Recreation Center Room 103A
9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. Estero, FL ‎ 33928

Entry fee: $5 for General Public; Free for SWFMAS club members


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