Mediterranean Symposia on Marine Key Habitats and Non-Indigenous Species
14-18 January 2019 – Antalya, Turkey
A Symposium will be organized by the Mediterranean Regional Action Center / Special Protected Areas (RAC / SPA) on the “Mediterranean Symposia on Marine Key Habitats and Non-Indigenous Species” with the regional organization of TÜDAV. The international meeting will be held in 14-18 January 2019 in Antalya. Experts from across the Mediterranean region will discuss their current knowledge of the species and habitats of the key species and the extent and importance of the NIS in the Mediterranean. Oral and poster presentations, recent research on this issue, research results and effects on marine and coastal biodiversity will be revealed. Multi-stakeholder roundtables / workshops will be organized in order to share information on the issue and to protect the key areas of marine life and to create the best strategies to combat non-native species.
The working language of the symposium will be English.
The main themes of the Symposium:
– Marine Vegetation, Coralligenous and other Bio-Concretions;
– Dark Habitats;
– Non-Indigenous Species.
These topics will be discussed, including the possible impacts and measures to be taken from population biology to mapping, from regional threats to.