Sighting Details

Reporter's name:
Brian Maddrell
Observer Activity:
On Land
Total number of sightings by Brian Maddrell:
Date Time Location Behavior
07/08/2015 09:20 Between Contrary Head and Niarbyl Feeding

Number and size of sharks

total <2m 2-4m 4-6m 6-8m >8m

Distance from animals

3000 metres

Shark Details

Jackie Hall her: On the Manx Basking Shark Watch research boat Happy Jack. A GREAT BIG THANKYOU TO BRIAN MADDRELL and TOM FELCE who told us about these basking sharks, enabling us to satellite tag 3 basking sharks and take DNA samples from 12 individuals. How amazing after such a poor season.

Environment Details

Wind 1-2. A eureka moment, I hadn't seen any Basking sharks since the 7 th May 2015.