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Have you found or seen a Basking Shark tag like this one ?
 
If so please email info@baskingshark.ie or alternatively contact us by phone or post
 
   
 
Thu20th Sep 2018

This Summer 20 young people from Inishowen became expert Coastal Explorers via a 10-week marine and environmental skills programme coordinated by the Inishowen Basking Shark Study Group. An additional 10 trainees took part in a 1-week intensive internship to gain insight into working in the marine sector. This...
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Wed12th Sep 2018

New research undertaken by a team of Donegal based researchers led by Queen's University Belfasthas uncovered some startling new insights into the explosive power of the biggest fish in the Atlantic Ocean, the Basking shark.  Emmett Johnston a part time PhD researcher at Queens University led the research study...
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Wed11th Jul 2018

20 young people from Inishowen recently received recognition for their achievements on completing a 10 week marine and environmental skills programme coordinated by the Inishowen Basking Shark Study Group.   The training programme (which was funded by the EU LEADER programme through the Inishowen...
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Tue27th Mar 2018

A brand new marine based youth training programme coordinated by the Inishowen Basking Shark Study Group and funded by the EU LEADER programme through the Inishowen Development Partnership and Donegal County Council is now underway in Inishowen. 20 young people aged 14 – 17 from across Inishowen have been meeting...
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Found a Tag

We have deployed a number of different tags on basking sharks since 2008 they are listed below

Visual tags
2008: Pale red/pink visual tags
2009: Green, yellow and red visual tags
2010: Green, yellow, red and white visual tags
2011: Green, white and red tags

2012: Red and White



Timed Depth Recorders
MK1: short term deployment tag with mini radio transmitter for aid of retrieval
MK2: long term deployment tag to be washed ashore and retrieved by members of public



Satellite Tags
Five PAT- MK-10-F  tags are being deployed by the group in 2012. If you have found a Tag which you think is linked with the Irish basking shark project please make contact using any details supplied on the tag, or failing this please use the contact below

 

 

Spot Tags: Wildlife Computers Spot Tags are being deployed in 2013. If you have found a Tag which you think is linked with the Irish basking shark project please make contact using any details supplied on the tag, or failing this please use the contact below 

  Queries
Emmett Johnston
IBSSG Research Coordinator
mobile : 00353 87 2867055

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Emmett Johnston

Inishowen Baskingshark Survey
Inch Island, Co. Donegal
Ireland

 

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