Thursday, 9 February 2012

Journey to East of Haig Fras rMCZ

We arrived on station at East of Haig Fras recommended MCZ at 10:00pm this evening after a long steam south. During our journey we were temporarily joined by a pod of 9 common dolphins, who looked like they were having fun riding the Endeavour's bow wave.
Common dolphins
The East of Haig Fras rMCZ has been recommended by Finding Sanctuary, who worked with stakeholders to identify and recommend MCZs in the seas around the south-west of England. More information on this rMCZ can be found in the Finding Sanctuary Final Recommendations Report.
The colours on this map represent different types of marine habitat