International Sea-Bean Symposium

9th Annual --- 2004
October 15-16, 2004
Cocoa Beach Public Library

550 North Brevard Avenue, Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931

  • Symposium Schedule, Lodging Options, & T-Shirt
  • Symposium Flier
  • Lego™ & First Years™ Toy Alert
  • Newspaper Article: Florida Today, Oct. 7, 2004
  • Slideshow of symposium photos
  • Symposium review by Sea Grant, North Carolina

      Keynote Speaker, Saturday evening: Dr. Richard Turner
    "Fossil Ghost Crabs"

    Portell, R.W., R.L. Turner and J. Beerensson. 2003. Occurrence of the Atlantic Ghost Crab Ocypode quadrata
    from the upper Pleistocene to Holocene Anastasia Formation of Florida.
    Journal of Crustacean Biology 23(3):712-722. (a 1.6 MB pdf file)

    This Sea-Bean Symposium includes displays on sea-beans and other beach "stuff",
    as well as presentations, identification sessions, door prizes, sea-bean jewelry, books on sea-beans,
    Ed Perry's book and The Little Book of Sea-Beans for sale,
    the Bean-a-Thon contest, and much more!

    The 2004 T-shirt

    T-shirt backside

    T-shirt pocket-area graphic
    (note: no pocket this year)

    Discounted lodging available at the Sea Aire Motel: Directions and Brochure

    LIVE! beach cam (and beaning conditions?) close to Cocoa Beach:
    Satellite Beach, Brevard County, Forida, USA

    Check out last year's (2003) symposium!

    To prepare for your visit to the symposium and Florida's beaches, check out this
    one page Simple Guide to Florida Sea-Beans or the online Sea-Bean Guide

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