Marine Life Talks

Marine Life Talk Posters

A series of monthly talks on marine conservation topics. These talks are open to the public and admission is free.

The Marine Life Talks are held on the first Thursday of the month at 7.30pm, please arrive at 7.15pm to be met in Reception. National Oceanography Centre Southampton can be reached via Dock Gate 4 (between Town Quay and Ocean Village).


Marine Life Talks
Talk Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
CANCELLED –  Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the Marine Life Talk scheduled for 4 December will not now take place. The next talk will be on 8 January 2015.  
Shark fishing
Talk Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
6 November 2014 – Francesca Trotman The importance of sharks in our ecosystems Concerns over the impact of shark fishing on the marine ecosystem are now being voiced worldwide. It’s an area that needs to be explored further, to save...
Shipwrecks and submerged worlds – 2 October 2014
Talk Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
2 October 2014 – Peter Campbell Shipwrecks and submerged worlds Maritime archaeology is the study of human engagement with the sea and inland waterways. Archaeology provides information on our economic, political, and social past. However,...
A cruise to the Hadal Zone
Talk Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
4 September 2014 – Matteo Ichino Report of a cruise to the Hadal Zone In this talk Matteo will focus on the current understanding of the ecology in Hadal Trenches, mostly focusing on his experience on the R/V Thompson during a...
Sensory adaptation of deep-sea fish
Talk Date: Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 19:15 - 21:30
3 July 2014 – Ming-Tsung Chung Sensory adaptation of deep-sea fish The open ocean is strongly zoned by vertical gradients. Numerous environmental factors, such as topography, temperature, light penetration, vary with depth. Fish have evolved...

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