Hippocampus guttulatus (long-snouted seahorse). Photo by Roberto Strafella / Guylian Seahorses of the World 2016.
The first European Syngnathid meeting took take place at the Oceanário de Lisboa, 20-21 October 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. The aim of this meeting was to build a network to help expand knowledge and action for syngnathid species. The objectives include:
- Address IUCN Red Listing for the European seahorse species, trying to resolve
Data Deficient status
- Generate quick response capacity when concerns arise for the European
- Agree on consistent methods for population assessment in support of IUCN Red Listing and other conservation action for syngnathids.
- Develop a proposal for European Union’s CostAction fund, to allow ongoing
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European syngnathid researchers and professionals gathering for the first time in Portugal at the Oceanário de Lisboa.
For more information you can see our programme booklet.
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