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2006-2010, SMRU Ltd., SeaGen Strangford Lough, Using Telemetry to Investigate the Effect of SeaGen on Harbour Seal Behaviour and Movement

2006-2010, SMRU Ltd., SeaGen Strangford Lough, Using Telemetry to Investigate the Effect of SeaGen on Harbour Seal Behaviour and Movement

Topic categories:

Marine Mammals

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Tidal

Collection date:

Jan 2006 - Dec 2010

Development:

SeaGen Strangford Lough

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

SMRU Ltd.

Phase:

Post-construction

Description

One of the principal environmental concerns about tidal turbines is the potential for injurious collision with marine animals. Until recently there has been little opportunity to collect and analyse data to assess this risk. Three separate deployments of GPS tags on harbour seals in Strangford Lough and Narrows during the development of the SeaGen ...