Here at boatfolk we’re keen to support research that increases the understanding of the biodiversity that exists within our marinas. Most recently, Bangor Marina welcomed students from Queen’s University Belfast to support a range of honours projects focusing on biodiversity surveying methods.
As part of the project students have access to Baited Remote Underwater Video (BRUV) and Auto-Release Baited Underwater Video (ABUV) thanks to their collaboration with FjordStrong.
The range of projects included: The range of projects included:
Notable finds on the footage recorded during the students honours projects were an inquisitive grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) who was very interested in our camera system and a large conger eel (Conger conger).