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Lehanagh Pool sea site, Connemara, Co. Galway.
August 5, 2021
5 August 2021: As Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) is a relatively new concept, a new online training course...
The ocean glider being deployed from the RV Celtic Explorer.
August 3, 2021
3 August 2021: The ability to track free swimming salmon juveniles has been extended hundreds of kilometres into the...
Adam Leadbetter, Marine Institute
July 30, 2021
In 2021, the Marine Institute is profiling our people, sharing their study and career paths, the work they do at the...
Tail of Humpback Whale Orion. Photo Dr Justin Judge.
July 27, 2021
27th July 2021: A new individual Humpback Whale, nicknamed ‘Orion’, has been sighted for the first time in Irish waters...
Explorers outreach team deliver CPD online course bringing the seashore to the classroom. Photo by Cushla Dromgool-Regan
July 22, 2021
The Marine Institute's Explorers Education Programme successfully held its first Continuing Professional Development (...
Experimental salmon trawl net being hauled aboard the RV Celtic Explorer,  May 2008. Photo Niall Ó Maoiléidigh.
July 20, 2021
20 July 2021: Marine survival of salmon in the eastern North Atlantic has substantially declined in recent decades, yet...
Celebrating Irish sharks of all shapes and sizes for Shark Awareness Day
July 14, 2021
14 July 2021: Today, the Marine Institute is recognising sharks of all shapes and sizes for Shark Awareness Day. Irish...
Shellfish Samples. Photo Marine Institute
July 13, 2021
13 July 2021: Following the detection of significant levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) in shellfish samples...
July 8, 2021
8 July 2021: A HABscope, a microscope with an attached iPod using artificially intelligent software is currently being...