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Field course in marine biodiversity

October stars with pleasure, every year, teaching a field course in marine biodiversity. An enthusiastic crowd of teachers and students set out to sea, to teach and learn how to study the marine realm off the Trondheimsfjord. The students work on projects giving them practical training resulting in a good learning outcome. At least that is our experience. The course “Marine biodiversity” is held for students in their last year of the bachelor or first master year. Following a week with lectures we set out to sea onboard NTNU’s research vessel “Gunnerus” with a small group of 16-17 students. Continue reading Field course in marine biodiversity

New nudibranchs to Norway – more knowledge on diversity of sea slugs

Five new species of sea slugs (nudibranchs) have been found in Norwegian coastal waters for the first time. Intensive field work over the last few years have provided new knowledge on distribution and abundance on several species not often observed. These results are a part of our long-going project on diversity of Norwegian nudibranchs we have had running since 1997. Continue reading New nudibranchs to Norway – more knowledge on diversity of sea slugs