A talk by Mark Woombs, looking at some of the zooplankton in Morecambe Bay.
Above: Planktonic worm larvae (top left, shows micrographs at two stages of development) eventually settle to form reefs up to 2m tall, like this one close to Conger Rock, Morecambe (with Heysham power station in the background). Photos Mark Woombs.
Is it possible that a microscopic worm can develop into this extensive reef close to the town of Morecambe, via a trip around the Irish sea? Come along to our next MCS meeting and find out about this, and many other amazing happenings in Morecambe Bay!
To find out more, join us at the Lancaster Maritime Museum on Wednesday 10th May 2023 at 19:30 for:
Mark’s Mini Monsters – Zooplankton of Morecambe Bay
by Mark Woombs (Lancashire MCS)