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Helen Scales

The Story of Seahorses: From Myth to Reality

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Posted: September 23, 2016

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.

Video Posted: September 23, 2016 | Running time: 8:51

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