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The Project Seahorse NewsletterSeptember 2018

On now - the stunning Guylian Seahorses of the World photo competition!



Are you a diver and a marine life enthusiast? Do you enjoy taking photos? If so, the Guylian Seahorses of the World photo (and video) competition is for you! Now in its seventh edition, this competition gathers the best photographs and videos of seahorses from underwater photographers and divers around the world. Together with NELOS and Project Seahorse, Guylian’s aim for this competition is to raise awareness about seahorses, their habitats and the many threats they face. 

Find out more here, and enter…

Amanda's lifelong contributions to marine conservation and more recognised


Our director, Prof. Amanda Vincent recently received the prestigious Le Cren medal for her outstanding work in marine conservation, education and outreach.  The award recognises her substantial contributions to the understanding of fish biology and specifically seahorse ecology. Amanda’s work on seahorse conservation, as well as her work on the training of collaborators and her contributions to the public understanding of conservation issues is remarkable.  Well done, Amanda!

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Heather is a National Geographic Fellow


Our co-founder, Dr. Heather Koldewey became a National Geographic Fellow in June 2018 - supporting the NGS Ocean Plastics Initiative.  Her pivotal role in many ocean conservation initiatives, ranging from mangrove restoration to reducing and recycling ocean plastics led to this honor.  

Heather continues to use collaborative approaches to communicate and engage people in marine conservation and spread her key message of #OceanOptimism.  

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Annual Report 2017 now available

2017 was a very full and exciting year at Project Seahorse.  Read all about our progress and the highlights here
Featured iSeahorse National Seahorse Experts & Ambassadors 

Are you keeping an eye on our social media (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram)? You should! We have great seahorse posts and recently we have been featuring our iSeahorse National Seahorse Experts and Ambassadors.  These wonderful people and organisations are helping us save seahorses, and the seas. 

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Amanda back home

Our Director, Prof. Amanda Vincent, is back home in Vancouver after a very full sabbatical year.  She spent much time on active conservation in India, Chile, Argentina, China, South Africa, and France.  Explore her reflections on her many adventures on our blog space, “On Conservation”.
New manuscripts

Correia, M., H. J. Koldewey, J.P. Andrade, E. Esteves and J. Palma. 2018. Identifying key environmental variables of two seahorse species (Hippocampus guttulatus and Hippocampus hippocampus) in the Ria Formosa lagoon, South Portugal. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 1-11. doi.org/10.1007/s10641-018-0782-7
 
Kleiber, D., L. Harris and A.C.J. Vincent. 2018. Gender and marine protected areas: a case study of Danajon Bank, Philippines. Maritime Studies. doi.org/10.1007/s40152-018-0107-7
 
Kuo, TC., P. Laksanawimol, L. Aylesworth, S.J. Foster and A.C.J. Vincent. 2018. Changes in the trade of bycatch species corresponding to CITES regulations: the case of dried seahorse trade in Thailand. Biodiversity and Conservation doi.org/10.1007/s10531-018-1610-2
 
Manning, C.G., S.J. Foster, D. Harasti and A.C.J. Vincent. 2018. A holistic investigation of the ecological correlates of abundance and body size for the endangered White's seahorse Hippocampus whiteiJournal of Fish Biology.  doi.org/10.1111/jfb.13745

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