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#Marine Institute

# marine-institute - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

New humpback whale sighted for the first time in Irish waters
# Malin Head
# Malin Head

New humpback whale sighted for the first time in Irish waters

Jul 27th 2021, 4:09 PM 27,607 Views 6 Comments

‘Orion’ was sighted around 60km northwest of Malin Head in Co Donegal.

# marine-institute - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Lice, infectious disease and taking reef fish: The impact of salmon farms on marine biodiversity
# Troubled Waters
# Troubled Waters

Lice, infectious disease and taking reef fish: The impact of salmon farms on marine biodiversity

Jun 26th 2021, 9:15 AM 14,320 Views 10 Comments
  • State holds limited details on disease outbreaks and mortality rates at salmon farms, reports Niall Sargent of Noteworthy, our investigative platform
  • Little regulation of wild wrasse fishing for use as cleaner fish on farms despite potential marine impacts
  • Experts warn Ireland lacks baseline data to effectively monitor for salmon farm escapes

# marine-institute - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

€22m research vessel wanted to help with Brexit's impact on Ireland's seas'
# Marine Institute
# Marine Institute

€22m research vessel wanted to help with Brexit's impact on Ireland's seas'

Apr 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,031 Views 21 Comments

The new vessel is due to replace the RV Celtic Voyager.

# marine-institute - Thursday 15 August, 2013

An Taisce: 'Marine Institute’s study on Aran fish farm isn't worth the paper it's written on'
# Salmon
# Salmon

An Taisce: 'Marine Institute’s study on Aran fish farm isn't worth the paper it's written on'

Aug 15th 2013, 10:35 PM 10,695 Views 63 Comments

An Taisce state that the study in to the Galway fish farm has been discredited by international scientists.

# marine-institute - Thursday 19 July, 2012

"Massive cloud of suffocation" moving off west coast
# Algal Bloom
# Algal Bloom

"Massive cloud of suffocation" moving off west coast

Jul 19th 2012, 11:04 AM 9,767 Views 17 Comments

60 per cent of oysters dead in Donegal, one farmer tells TheJournal.ie, as algal bloom moves into its fourth week.

# marine-institute - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Missing Irish weather buoy is found - 270 miles from home
# Recovery
# Recovery

Missing Irish weather buoy is found - 270 miles from home

Jan 3rd 2012, 6:59 PM 5,892 Views 7 Comments

A marine weather buoy was torn from its mooring during severe storms on December 10 – and showed up off Devon yesterday.