Volunteer to protect basking sharks by joining a research expedidition in Scotland.

Basking Shark Scotland

Who: Basking Shark Scotland

Where: Dunoon, Scotland

Focus: Boat tour to gather data on basking sharks and their migration patterns:

  • Swim with basking sharks and collect underwater information as part of the science programme.
  • Learn about plankton sampling and analysis.
  • Photograph/ video the basking sharks.
  • Record sightings of other marine life such as whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and seabirds.
  • Take part in a series of info-talks on the ecology and conservation of basking sharks by trained marine biologists.

When: Summer/Autumn

Duration: 4 or 8 day trips

Suitability: 16+. Open to anyone with an interest in basking sharks. Great for prospective marine biology students.

Visit Basking Shark Scotland for more information.



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