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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
 
   
 
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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Tue6th Feb 2018

The Inishowen Basking Shark Study Group are now seeking Expressions of Interest for a new marine based youth training programme called the Inishowen Coastal Explorers.   This Programme is open to those aged 14-17 years from Inishowen who are interested in marine science, boating, nature and the environment....
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Tue14th Nov 2017

Outreach Consultation Process Launched. The Inishowen based basking shark group’s research studies have always been accompanied by parallel outreach programs aimed at making their research more accessible and useful to the local communities in which the research is undertaken (Monster Munch, Depth Charge,...
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Tue14th Nov 2017

New Research Collaboration with UC Davis We are very happy to announce that starting in 2018 we will officially form a new collaborative relationship with University California, Davis. This new research focused collaboration builds on our existing partnership with the Schools of Biological Sciences at Queens...
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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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