Over the evening of Monday 15th June, the CSIP carried out a field examination on the fin whale which had stranded and died in the Dee estuary over the weekend.
The CSIP annual report for 2018 has recently been published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
Two reports have been recently published by Marine Environmental Monitoring, part of the CSIP project consortium.
The PM team , consisting of our brilliant @James Barnett with MSN Volunteers and the equally brilliant Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme- UK strandings team managed to get to site and the whale around 2pm this afternoon to carry out a post mortem in incredibly difficult conditions. photo credits: Marine Strandings Network
British Divers Marine Life Rescue hebben zojuist het autopsieverslag bekend gemaakt van de potvis die in het Thames estuarium strandde en overleed. Photo Credit: CSIP-ZSL
The body of a juvenile common dolphin was found on Lancing beach on Thursday morning. The stranding was attended by the Cetacean Strandings Investigations Programme, which looks into dolphin deaths across the country. >> read more …
Interim update on the examination jointly carried out by a CSIP team from ZSL and Marine Environmental Monitoring on the sperm whale that live stranded and died at Hell’s Mouth, Gwynedd on 29th October.
A young sperm whale has washed up on a Welsh beach. The male calf was spotted at Hell’s Mouth, near Abersoch, Gwynedd, on Tuesday evening and later died. Experts have been trying to find out the cause of death and how it ended up in these waters away from its mother. >> read more …