On Sept 20, 2021, Bloom Network hosted an edutainment call all about nudibranchs. Come dive under the sea with the NudiCrew to visit nudibranch scientists from four different places in the world. Complete with Nudibranch songs and the Nudibranch dance!

Credits:

SCIENTISTS Nudibranch Scientist 1 – Chris Taklis – Neraki Beach, Mt Pelion, Central Greece. The Founder and Manager of Hellenic Biodiversity Center (aka BiodiversityGR) Website: https://www.biodiversitygr.org/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Biodiver… Resources: Poster about Nudibranchs of Pelion: https://www.researchgate.net/publicat… Field guide about Nudibranchs of Greece: https://www.biodiversitygr.org/nudibr…
Nudibranch Scientist 2 – Yara Tibirica – Currently in Cádiz, Spain Previous studied Nudibranchs in Mozambique, Australia and the Caribbean. Website: https://sealifestation.com/ YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/SeaLifeStation

Nudibranch Scientist 3 – Susan Anthony – Vancouver Island, Canada PhD at the University of Western Ontario on temperature effects on animals Masters at the University of Alberta looking at nematocyst-stealing sea slugs at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre

Nudibranch Scientist 4 – Cakra Adiwijaya – Indonesia Studies the substrate and diversity of nudibranchs and works with Terangi, a non-profit foundation that aims to support the conservation and sustainable management of Indonesia’s coral reef resources. Website: www.terangi.or.id YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/terangi2011

MUSICIANS The original music heard in this call were written by: “Nudibranch Dance” – Will Tomson: – www.soundcloud.com/allatsea Nudibranch Dance music video – https://youtu.be/kcOHO8Bq9vE Will Tomson was an intern with Yara, and wrote this song while studying them in Mozambique.

“A Nudibranch Song” – Phizzy, Goo, Lumiel (this song was written especially for this event). https://soundcloud.com/meanstyle-musi… Phizzy: “Meanstyle Music Company” on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/MeanstyleMus… Lumi: @Lovelumiel (Instagram) ABOUT BLOOM NETWORK Bloom Network is an organisation focused on sharing stories and actions working towards a Regenerative Future. Each Quarter we produce an educational zoom call on different topics. You can explore Bloom Network and its resources here: www.bloomnetwork.org