Tag Archives: Common skate

#YCW2020 A Day in the Life – Admin Support Joanne Beaton

During the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020, we’ve been joining SNH staff working along our shorelines and waterways to gain an insight into the varied work they do. Inevitably the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has affected much of the normal day-to-day … Continue reading

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Skate spotting and eggcase hunting

SNH skate tracking intern Rachel Mawer reflects on a recent trip to the Outer Hebrides and Shetland to raise awareness of some fascinating marine projects. Back in November, in conjunction with the Scottish Association for Marine Science, we launched the Skatespotter … Continue reading

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Skate cases

Following the designation of the Loch Sunart to the Sound of Jura MPA for common skate last year we are looking for information about common skate egg cases in Argyll from beachcombers, divers and fishermen. We hope the information will … Continue reading

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