Umbra Nature Reserve


Maeve scanning for porpoises

A Ferry Nice Day!

On 20 April, we boarded the Stena Line ferry heading from Belfast to Cairnryan in Scotland to conduct an IWDG Ferry Survey for marine mammals. It was a glorious day with no rain and a calm sea –…

Groundfish 2017

AFBI Groundfish Survey - Leg II

“Call me Ishmael.” Like Moby-Dick, this is half a story about my time aboard a ship and half about marine biology. Unlike Moby-Dick, the ship in this story doesn’t sink and there are no insane…