Arrangement

Jellyfish in Norway – mostly harmless or murderous monsters

Onsdag 17. april 2024 kl. 14.00 –14.30

Naturhistorie - Forhandlingsrommet

Physophora hydrostatica; the hula skirt siphonophore, is a spectacular widespread species also common in Norway.
Physophora hydrostatica; the hula skirt siphonophore, is a spectacular widespread species also common in Norway.
Foto
Photo: Joan Soto-Angel UM/UiB

Meet the scientists of the Museum and learn about our research!

 

In this series of four seminars researchers of the Natural History Museum of Bergen (University of Bergen) will talk about the wonders and secretes of marine life in Norway and beyond. Come and join us in this unique journey through some of the most fascinating and exquisite groups of marine organisms in our oceans and find out more about their ecology, evolution, and adaptations.

Jellyfish are a fascinating group of beautiful animals that most people know relatively little about. In this talk, we’ll explore the diversity of jellyfish found in Norwegian waters. Can you guess how many species of jellyfish are there in Norway? Do they all sting, and should you be worried about them? Come find out!

Aino Hosia, is an associate professor of invertebrate systematics and curator of Cnidaria and Ctenophora at the Department of Natural History of the University Museum of Bergen (University of Bergen).

 

Entry: Free - collect ticket at museumshop

Targeted public: High school students / university students / general public

Language: Seminar will be held in English

Duration: Approximately 30 minutes

 

Møt forskerne ved museet, og bli kjent med deres forskning!

 

I denne serien på fire seminarer vil forskere ved Naturhistorisk museum i Bergen (Universitetet i Bergen) snakke om underverkene og hemmelighetene til livet i havet i Norge og utover. Kom og bli med oss ​​på denne unike reisen gjennom noen av de mest fascinerende og utsøkte gruppene av marine organismer i havene våre og finn ut mer om deres økologi, evolusjon og tilpasninger.

 

Gratis inngang, hent din billett i butikken.

Seminaret blir holdt på engelsk