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.

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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The abundance of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) in Cardigan Bay, Wales, in relation to shellfish factory discards

Jodie Denton BSc (Hons) Marine Biology, Swansea University The aim of the project was to investigate what impact whelk shell discards from the Quay Fresh …

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Benthic habitat mapping of Cardigan Bay, in relation to the distribution of the bottlenose dolphin

Hannah Vallin BSc (Hons) Zoology, Aberystwyth University The distribution and behaviour of many marine organisms such the bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus, are influenced by the …

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The effect of boat noise and depth of water on the frequency of echolocation of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Cardigan Bay

Liz Shaw BSc (Hons) Zoology,  Aberystwyth University As visibility in the marine environment can be poor, cetaceans communicate, navigate and forage acoustically. Anthropogenic noise can …

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The bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) of Cardigan Bay, Wales: safe from harm?

Heather Payton, BSc (Hons) Coastal Zone and Marine Environment Studies, University of Glamorgan Social animals like bottlenose dolphins live their lives in complex communities in …

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Social structure of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Cardigan Bay, Wales

Cally Barnes, BSc (Hons) Marine Biology and Oceanography, University of Plymouth Social behaviour studies on bottlenose dolphins in the Northeast Atlantic are limited. This paper presents …

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Monitoring important coastal sites for bottlenose dolphin in Cardigan Bay, UK

Monitoring important coastal sites for bottlenose dolphin in Cardigan Bay, UK From 1994–2007 Ceredigion County Council and a network of shore-based, volunteer observers monitored levels …

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Social structure of bottlenose dolphins in Cardigan Bay

Project Last Updated: 12/10/2004 20:50:00 Source : Rob Lott Project Start – 2003 / Project End – 2004 Collaborators: University of Wales, Bangor and Sea …

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Atlas of Marine Mammals of Wales

Project Last Updated: 01/04/2010 10:04:00   Source : CCW Marine Monitoring Report No. 68 Welsh waters support nationally and internationally important populations of marine mammals …

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