Multimedia Image Library Maptool Tracking Webmail Members News Links Search Help Donate


Satellite Tracking

Why did animal X stop transmitting?

Shark 3

Scotland 2016: Basking shark SPOT tags

A project of University of Exeter.

Subscribe to receive daily project updates

click map for full-size version

Full-Size Map (131KB)
Zoom Map (98KB)
Animated Map (44KB)

Species: Basking Shark
Life Stage: Sub-adult
Gender: Unknown
Release Date: 2016-09-06 15:45:00
Release Location: Gunna Sound
Last Location: 2017-03-27 02:36:51


This is the final of three sharks tagged in 2016 in Scotland and appears to be spending more time at the surface than the others. Since tagging, the shark has headed south from Gunna Sound to Ireland. The shark is now swimming around the coast of Ireland, heading in a southerly direction. 6th October: This shark has now spent several days off the Aran Islands on the west coast of Ireland.

SEATURTLE.ORG collaborates with Argos to help scientists and conservationists manage and analyse their valuable animal tracking data.

Be an Eco Maniac!

Adoption Program
Give a gift that counts!
Bald Eagle
Flatback Turtle
Flatback Turtle
About FAQ Privacy Policy Terms of Service is registered as a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization with the US Internal Revenue Service.
Copyright © 1999-2009 Inc. All rights reserved.

If you have questions or comments about please contact

If you have questions or comments about the website please contact the webmaster.