Learn About The Smalltooth Sawfish

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Don’t miss the next “Evening at the Homestead” virtual presentation sponsored by the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation. The series is free of charge and gives the participants information and education on a variety of wildlife species and conservation/environmental issues.  

On Thursday December 17th the topic will be centered on the Smalltooth Sawfish- “Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going? The Plight of the Endangered Smalltooth Sawfish and What is Being Done to Promote Recovery in the U.S.”, this will be presented by Gregg Poulakis, Ph.D., of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Dr. Poulakis, will discuss why it became endangered, summarize his team’s research on juveniles in our local waters, and address what the future holds for the species. 

Dr. Poulakis is an ichthyologist (a biologist who studies various species of fish classified as bony, cartilaginous, or jawless) based out of the Charlotte Harbor Field Laboratory in Port Charlotte. He has conducted interdisciplinary research on the biology and ecology of the Smalltooth Sawfish  and has co-authored many scholarly articles. 

Register soon for this interesting zoom presentation HERE.