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6 09, 2019

SMRU Special Issue of Aquatic Conservation: Celebrating SMRU’s 40th Anniversary!

By |2019-09-06T13:01:48+00:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Publications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

To celebrate 40 years since the world famous Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) was established, Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems have today released their latest edition, but this edition is extra special as it honours SMRU’s 40th anniversary by only including manuscripts from work led by researchers at SMRU. The journal has manuscripts covering SMRU’s investigations of many [...]

15 11, 2016

Refining Estimates of Collision Risk for Harbour Seals and Tidal Turbines

By |2016-11-15T13:45:38+00:00November 15th, 2016|Categories: Renewables, Research & Development, SMRUC Europe|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’re excited to announce the release of a new report which updates how we can assess the potential impacts of collisions between marine mammals and tidal energy devices! […]

6 11, 2015

Fur Seals Carrying Cameras

By |2015-11-06T15:03:30+00:00November 6th, 2015|Categories: News, Publications|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Interesting new paper from Sascha Hooker, one of our colleagues at SMRU. Tags attached to fur seals recorded images and videos and reveal new insights into possible group feeding behaviour. There is very little data on the interactions between seals while at sea.  […]

18 06, 2015

Fancy Stats Lead to Better Estimates of Killer Whale Habitat Use

By |2019-03-22T14:19:49+00:00June 18th, 2015|Categories: SMRUC North America, Stats|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our University of St. Andrews colleagues at SMRU and CREEM are making use of some fancy stats to determine better estimates of Southern Resident killer whale (SRKW) habitat use in the Pacific Northwest. Assessing and mapping the habitat use of this population is tricky business as a result of the complex topography of the area, which [...]