The Story of Seahorses: From Myth to Reality
Helen Scales recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on October 5, 2016. Dr. Scales is a marine biologist, broadcaster, and writer based in Cambridge, England. She is the author of Poseidon’s Steed: The Story of Seahorses, From Myth to Reality and Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells. She is also a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
She discusses seahorse behavior and biology and how seahorses are endangered by modern threats rooted in humans’ ancient beliefs.