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March 2022 Monthly Meeting

On next meeting will be on March 21, 2022.

The City of Boston has lifted ALL COVID-19 mandates.  NO MASKS REQUIRED

Ryan McAndrews will be giving a talk on Ornamental Fishes of the Rio Negro.

Ryan McAndrews is a researcher focusing on functional ecology of fishes, particularly coral reef fish behaviour. Ryan was recently based at the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) in Bremen, Germany and conducted M.Sc. thesis fieldwork in Fiji looking at the interaction of fish-based herbivory, sedimentation, and fishing. Ryan has also recently presented his research at the 13th International Coral Reef Symposium in Honolulu, the 10th Indo-Pacific Fish Conference in Pape'ete, and others. Ryan has previously earned his B.Sc. from James Cook University (JCU) in Townsville, Australia, focusing on reef fish evolution and ecology. Ryan plans to earn a Ph.D. and pursue an academic career in the ecology/evolution of behaviourally and morphologically interesting animals (i.e. fishes and birds).

Please feel free to bring refreshments to share.

March's Bowl Show is Gobies class.

Please note the following changes: (THESE ARE PERMANENT)
Arrive at 7:30pm
Announcements promptly at 7:45pm to 8:00pm NO LATER
Presentation at 8:00pm to 9:00pm NO LATER
Auction promptly at 9:00pm to 9:45pm NO LATER
Auction and Meeting Ends, Cleanup 9:45PM NO LATER
Out of Aquarium promptly at 10:00pm NO LATER
This will pertain to all Monthly Meetings.

Our new location is now INSIDE the New England Aquarium in the Harbor View Cafe. Enter the New England Aquarium through the main entrance, and take the stairs to your right, past the gift shop, to the 2nd floor mezzanine.  An elevator is also available.


Attendees may begin arriving at 7:30PM.  BAS Secretary Donna will greet you at the door.  If you are driving, street meters are free after 8PM.  Paid parking is available nearby in the Boston Harbor Garage. If you are taking the MBTA, take the Blue line to Aquarium.


Anyone wishing to stay in touch with us:
Please email our BAS Secretary & Membership Chair Donna McAndrews (marksdonnam@hotmail.com).
She will put you on our Guest Membership List. You will receive reminders of our yearly NEAq Tour, Quarterly Breeder Auctions, Yearly Auction and Monthly Speakers.