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Tue14th Aug 2012

Green Marine is the first Monster Munch shark to report its position with other sharks reporting depth and temperature readings via satellite in recent days. Green Marine has moved just 10 miles between the 8thof August and 12thof August indicating that there is good feeding in the sea area North…
Green Marine with Tag Attached
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Tue14th Aug 2012

A neighbouring basking shark project based in the Hebrides on the west coast of Scotland is currently tracking a shark through Inishowen waters and along the north Irish coast.  ‘Cailleach’is the sharks name who has confirmed previous discoveries by Irish visual tag recordings of shark movements north and now south…
Cailleach movements
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Tue14th Aug 2012

After many months of determined effort all five tags from the Monster Munch Project have been deployed in Inishowen Waters. Colm doesn’t Cill, Bunagee Beauty and Green Marine were all deployed off Malin head within the last week. The Inishowen Development Partnership funded programme a first of its kind strove…
Green Marine with tag underwater view
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Wed1st Aug 2012

August 2012  Recent shark sightings reports around the Inishowen coast have resulted in two of the Monster Munch Project sharks been tagged off Malin head in recent days. Iascagáin a small 2-3m shark was sighted north of Malin head and tagged in double quick time. Small sharks are notoriously difficult to…
Banba with sat tag and TDR
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Wed1st Aug 2012

July 2012 : Shark Time!   Finally a number of sharks have been recorded of the coast of Ireland with concentrations around the north coast. Ten separate sightings have been reported on Inishowen, Co. Donegal since July 23rdand with only a few days of calm weather during that period the…
shark making its way towards glasheedy island, Inishowen
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Tue5th Jun 2012

The Monster Munch project has delivered a five month community awareness programme using basking sharks as a medium to inform Inishowen’s youth on marine biology, local marine resources and the marine industry. This Thursday the 7ThJune see’s the culmination of the project with a presentation evening in the Greencastle Maritime…
Monster Munch Project Participants
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