Shawn Laidlaw

Shawn Laidlaw
Shawn is a Biologist and Environmental Scientist specializing in ecosystem and natural history sciences. Shawn received a B.Sc. Biology at the University of Victoria and later an M.Sc. Environment and Management at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC and is particularly interested and experienced in this abundant northern Pacific ecosystem. Shawn is also a writer with a passion for science communications.
A great white shark swimming near the water's surface viewed from its ventral side

Great White Shark

Two nemertean species isolated against a white background

Ribbon Worm

A white sea anemone with red tips attached to a rocky reef

Sea Anemone

A green sea turtle swimming against a blue oceanic backdrop

Green Sea Turtle

A singular krill swims near the sandy bottom


A harbor seal swimming underwater viewed in profile

Harbor Seal

A red king crab isolated on a white background

Red King Crab

A blue whale swimming at the water's surface viewed from above

Blue Whale

A giant Pacific octopus moving across a sandy substrate

Giant Pacific Octopus

A polar bear wading through its snowy environment

Polar Bear