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Shark 3

Scotland 2016: Basking shark SPOT tags

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Species: Basking Shark
Life Stage: Sub-adult
Gender: Unknown
Release Date: 2016-09-06 15:45:00
Release Location: Gunna Sound
Last Location: 2017-02-21 02:20:19

Background

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.

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