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Unprecedented basking shark sightings during August

Sat, 05 Sep 2015


This Summer has given basking shark researchers a seriously confusing set of results on which to base their studies.

Numbers have seen a steady decline in recent years, with the first few months of Summer indicating a similar situation for 2015.
 
This was until August arrived, bringing with it unprecedented levels of sightings, with 70 logged by the public.
 
Jackie Hall runs the Manx Basking Shark Watch; she shared her theory on what dictates their levels in Manx waters:

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