Grandmothers and deadly snakes: an unusual project in “citizen science”

Claire Goiran, Richard Shine*

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We describe initial results of an innovative citizen science project that is unusual in its taxonomic focus (deadly sea snakes), its location (the Indo-Pacific), and its primary contributors (grandmothers from the city of Noumea, New Caledonia).

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere02877
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019

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  • Elapidae
  • Hydrophiinae
  • population structure
  • seasonality

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