Wild About Flapper Skates with
Ed Lavender - S2 E6

Hello and welcome back to the Wild About conservation Podcast. Join us this episode as we chat with Ed Lavender about all things flapper skate, what they are, where you can find them and how much is still left to explore! We also dive into how you our listeners can get involved - be sure to check out our socials for more info!

Ed Lavender

Ed studied Biological Sciences at the University of Oxford before undertaking an MSc at the Scottish Association for Marine Science and the University of St Andrews, where he is now a PhD candidate. His research integrates experimental, observational and citizen science data with modelling to explore trends in biodiversity. 

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Other info mentioned in the show:

The Greatest Show On Earth The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins

The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

The Deep The Secret Life of Our Oceans by Professor Alex Rogers 

Scottish Association for Marine Science

Soay Sheep Project


The Great Eggcase Hunt

Skate Spotter

The Unnatural History of the Sea by Callum Roberts


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