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#Sea Life

Volunteers wanted to help spot crabs on Irish coasts
# Crab Watch
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# Crab Watch

Volunteers wanted to help spot crabs on Irish coasts

Jul 9th 2017, 11:00 AM 18,942 Views 19 Comments

What you spot will be recorded as part of an EU-wide programme Sea Change.

Tiny Mexican porpoise on the brink of extinction can only be saved by captivity
# Vaquita
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# Vaquita

Tiny Mexican porpoise on the brink of extinction can only be saved by captivity

May 1st 2017, 8:30 AM 10,418 Views 14 Comments

Captivity is the only thing that can save the Mexican vaquita, who are already extremely genetically inbred.

'She's a curious little thing': Meet the first tropical stingray to be born in Ireland
# Bray
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# Bray

'She's a curious little thing': Meet the first tropical stingray to be born in Ireland

Apr 14th 2017, 5:27 PM 12,006 Views 17 Comments

The Atlantic Cownose Ray is listed as a near threatened species and could face extinction in the future.

Diver films octopus' amazing camouflage skills, and it's bloody terrifying
# Boo!
# Boo!

Diver films octopus' amazing camouflage skills, and it's bloody terrifying

Feb 4th 2015, 7:31 AM 4,830 Views 1 Comment

OK, and a little bit impressive too.

Hungry stingray jumps onto ramp, demands food
# Don't Be Stingy
# Don't Be Stingy

Hungry stingray jumps onto ramp, demands food

Sep 23rd 2014, 1:41 PM 3,154 Views 0 Comments

“Alright mate?”

Sea life centre calls on Irish people not to eat octopus
# Tentacles
From TheJournal.ie
# Tentacles

Sea life centre calls on Irish people not to eat octopus

Aug 19th 2013, 2:16 PM 14,809 Views 68 Comments

Did you know that octopuses can play with Rubik’s cubes,unscrew jars and splash passers-by? An Irish sea life centre hopes these facts will make you think twice about ordering octopus in a restaurant.

Eating with the fishes: Shark tea party in London Aquarium
# Eating With The Fishes
# Eating With The Fishes

Eating with the fishes: Shark tea party in London Aquarium

Feb 9th 2012, 4:00 PM 3,278 Views 7 Comments

These brave shark-lovers held a tea party in a shark tank today.

New species of crab dubbed 'The Hoff' due to hairy chest
# THE HOFF
# THE HOFF

New species of crab dubbed 'The Hoff' due to hairy chest

Jan 4th 2012, 7:26 PM 1,428 Views 5 Comments

What has David Hasselhoff got in common with a sea-dwelling crustacean? More than you (might) think…

In pictures: TG4 goes underwater
# Finding Nemo
# Finding Nemo

In pictures: TG4 goes underwater

Sep 11th 2011, 3:09 PM 989 Views 5 Comments

TG4 dives off Ireland’s coast to discover what’s down in the deep, deep sea for a new series, FarraigĂ­ na hÉireann.

Paul set for transfer?
# Oracle Octopus
From The42
# Oracle Octopus

Paul set for transfer?

Jul 15th 2010, 2:15 PM 140 Views 0 Comments