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David Fenwick ‘It is with great sadness that I have to bring the group this news about a member and an avid supporter of the Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland. I have copied and pasted the following from an e-mail I have just received from Ian Benallick of...Read More »
Dr Emma Sheehan, Plymouth University Marine Institute
There is now about 30 days of free access to the paper https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1UpdM1R~e3ELh
- Protected Pink Sea Fans are mass stranding each winter entangled in marine debris.
- The marine debris comprises mostly fishing gear and some domestic litter.
- Evidence for ghost fishing causing the stranded...Read More »
The Mystery of the dead fish on the Marazion beach solved
Whist the MMO web post on the Dec 19th left the reason for the fish on the beach as unknown the fishermen involved have owned up ….
November 2016 Illegal fishing – dredging around the Eddystone – Fishermen prosecuted
A Plymouth skipper and the owner of his boat face a court bill of almost £11,000 after admitting illegal scallop fishing. David Thomas, 29, of Kiln Close, Plymouth, and Portsmouth-based Viviers UK Ltd both pleaded guilty to nine fisheries offences – including...Read More »
A humpback whale has returned to Devon bay and is attracting large numbers of spectators hoping to catch a glimpse.
The creature was first spotted more than a week ago off Start Bay near Slapton.
There have been reports on social media of its return in recent days and...Read More »
Following the death of a dolphin in Brixham the Marine Management Organisation has clarified the regulations covering attempts to rescue them. See https://www.gov.uk/government/news/mmo-clarifies-rules-around-rescue-of-cetaceans...Read More »