Seychelles: Indian Ocean Marine Biodiversity Survey

Shoals of Capricorn Programme

 as part of Shoals of Capricorn Programme

Members of the Expedition

Department of Biodiversity and Systematic Biology, NMGW

  • Dr Graham Oliver
  • Dr Andy Mackie
  • Teresa Darbyshire
  • Anna Holmes
  • Harry Woods
  • Katie Mortimer
  • Debbie Everard
  • Sally Whyman
  • Michelle Forty

Scientific Associates

  • Dr Martin Zuschin (University of Vienna)
  • Dr Jenny Collier (Imperial College, London)
  • Mairi Best (University of Chicago)
  • Prof. Wilfried Westheide (University of Osnabrück, Germany)
  • René Westheide (University of Osnabrück, Germany)
  • Markus Böggemann (University of Osnabrück, Germany)


  • Andy Woolmer (Swansea University)
  • John Houghton (Swansea University)
  • Dr Lily Tong
  • Sean Mackie
  • Andrew Brain

Shoals Personnel

  • Martin Callow (Field-Coordinator, Seychelles)
  • Jan Robinson (Field based scientist, Seychelles)

Non-attending Collaborators

  • Dr Fredrik Pleijel (Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris)
  • Prof. Susan Kidwell (Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago)
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