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  • New study reveals intriguing information about inquisitive UK fish

    Friday 18th March, 2016

    Tompot blenny. Photo: Paul Naylor.

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  • Boost to marine life in the Irish Sea

    Sunday 17th January, 2016

    Black brittlestars. Photo: Paul Naylor

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Shoresearch Survey

Saturday 30th April 2016,
9.30am - 12.30pm

Venue: Blackpool

Would you like to help record Lancashire's rocky shore species? If so, why not think about joining the marine team for a Shoresearch survey - on this survey we'll be surveying the hexagon sea defences in Blackpool. Our Volunteer Shoresearch Leaders will guide you as you help to identify and record what you see on the rocky shore. All events are free but booking is essential. Sturdy footwear, appropriate clothing for the weather. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

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A-Z of Wildlife

Photo of Basking Shark

Name: Basking Shark

Scientific name: Cetorhinus maximus

Category: Fish and sharks

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