Category: Research Projects

The following are research projects that are being, or have been carried out at or in conjunction with the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre.

Badger Vaccination Appeal!

Due to the impact of COVID-19 and a greatly increased need for fundraising to cover our conservation work, we still need to raise £4,000 to …

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Skomer’s long reach – the science behind global conservation!

The vital conservation value of the monitoring and management work done by the wardens and volunteers on our Wildlife Trust reserves is clear to us …

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Soprano Pipistrelle Amy Lewis

Summer Bat Count at Parc Slip!

Have you ever visited the Parc Slip office wondered why the conference room smells so weird or the building fascia looks so tired and needing …

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Skokholm's History

Update from our Dream Island!

After a long spell of rough weather, jumping off the Dale Princess onto the seaweed covered South Haven jetty on 16th March was our latest …

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An Investigation into the effects of boat proximity on the behaviour of bottlenose dolphins (Tursips truncatus) in Cardigan Bay by Sinead Martin

An investigation into the effects of boat proximity on the behaviour of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Cardigan Bay by Sinead Martin (CBMWC 2015) Sinead …

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The behaviour of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in relation to boat traffic in New Quay, Cardigan Bay, by Megan Rush (2016)

The behaviour of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in relation to boat traffic in New Quay, Cardigan Bay by Megan Rush, Plymouth University (2016). Effort data …

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Impacts of boat activity on Cardigan Bay bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) behaviour and their implications for the future by Emma Lowe

Impacts of boat activity on Cardigan Bay bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) behaviour and their implications for the future by Emma Lowe (CBMWC 2015) Emma volunteered …

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Helen M. Hiley, Sarah Perry, Steve Hartley & Stephanie L. King (2016): What’s occurring? Ultrasonic signature whistle use in Welsh bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), Bioacoustics

Helen M. Hiley, Sarah Perry, Steve Hartley & Stephanie L. King (2016): What’s occurring? Ultrasonic signature whistle use in Welsh bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), Bioacoustics …

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Interactions between bottlenose dolphins and harbour porpoises By Rebecca Bakker

Social interactions of bottlenose dolphins which behaved aggressively towards harbour porpoises in the Cardigan Bay SAC in 2014 By Rebecca Bakker Rebecca used historical photo-identification …

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CBMWC unusual sightings report

Researchers from the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (CBMWC) have been carrying out scientific surveys of the marine wildlife in Cardigan Bay for over two …

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ShoreFin Project 2015

ShoreFin Project 2015 report

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The possible reasons for bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) participating in non-predatory aggressive interactions with harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in Cardigan Bay, Wales

Leonora Neale BSc (Hons) Zoology, University of Nottingham Abstract Between 1991 and 2011, 137 harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) died as a result of attacks by …

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