Inter-tidal Marine Organisms

This course gives students of all ages a wonderful introduction to the marine life of British Columbia. Building on the Aquarium's successful research and education programs, the course will introduce participants to a variety of sea creatures found along the shores of B.C.

Andy Lamb graduated from UBC with a BSc in 1971and was employed by the Vancouver Aquarium as an aquarist/collector and a school program co-ordinator. He was also a fish culturist at DFO’s West Vancouver Laboratory for 22 years. Andy is co-author of Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest and Coastal Fishes of the Pacific Northwest and among various periodical contributions, he also writes a continuing marine life mysteries feature in Northwest Dive News. He lives on Thetis Island with his wife Virginia where they operate a marine-oriented bed and breakfast called Cedar Beach.

Bernard P. Hanby is fisherman, photographer, scuba diver and ocean conservationist. He started fishing in the UK when he was five years old and moved to Vancouver, B.C in 1960 to fish the B.C coast for salmon, steelhead and trout. Bernie served on the Sport Fishing Advisory Board and wrote articles on coastal salmon fishing for Western Fish and Game. He became a sport diver and underwater photographer whose photographs have appeared in numerous publications including Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, where he is a co-author. He is an advisor for the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre’s Board of Directors and he is a founding member of the Marine Life Sanctuary Society.

*Lecture description and video above is from: Vancouver Aquarium Introduction to Marine Life Course
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