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.

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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The community structure and ecology in and around a Sabellaria alveolata biogenic reef

Justin Grainger BSc (Hons) Marine Biology, Ecology and Conservation, Anglia Ruskin University Abstract Cei-Bach is a semi sheltered bay within the Cardigan Bay Special Area

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Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre Bottlenose dolphin Photo-identification Catalogue 2011

CBMWC 2011 Bottlenose dolphin Photo-identification Catalogue Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre’s bottlenose dolphin photo-identification catalogue includes data and images collected during the 2005-2011 field seasons.

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A study investigating the effects of human water usage on Tursiops truncatus abundance and behaviour in New Quay

Matthew Jones MSc Conservation Biology, University of Derby Abstract Humans are ever increasing in their use of the world’s oceans. This has been seen to

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Identification of signature whistle types from the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) population of Cardigan Bay, Wales

Identification of signature whistle types from the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) population of Cardigan Bay, Wales by Helen Hiley (CBMWC 2011) Helen volunteered with the

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