4 results for month: 07/2020

Stranded basking shark has to be put down.

Oh dear! See https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-53523673

Basking Shark Code of Conduct

For safety and to observe the law please always observe this code when you're near basking sharks. https://www.sharktrust.org/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=636dc5fd-29f3-4d8d-a97a-2c47a9ab28c0

Shark off Port St Mary Ledges Now!



You may have noticed that it's half way through the Manx basking shark season and that there are NO SHARKS! Shark sightings in 2018 and 2019 were very low but this year is the worst since Manx Basking Shark Watch started researching basking sharks in 2005. We would normally expect to have lots of basking sharks sighings from the end of May until the beginning of August. We have had FOUR, yes 4 reported sightings this season. There are many reasons why this could be. Here are a few ideas for everyone to think about and discuss on the Manx Basking Shark Watch Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/ManxBaskingSharkWatch/ Natural variat...