November 14, 2012 Featured Article Read More →

Skating Scientists

Cecilia Pinto who is looking at computer modelling of skate populations for her PhD and Francis Neat, a Marine Scotland scientist were out looking to support her work by tagging skate in the Sound of Jura when Chechilia recaptured a SSTP tagged fish.

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On logging the data with us we were able to inform her that not only had the skate been caught 6 days previously but it was also her 8th appearance – this leaves her one appearance behind ‘YO-YO’, our all time record holder.

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