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Angel shark article

| December 17, 2016
Angel shark article

  Angel sharks have the same colour and pattern as sand on the sea floor This allows them to bury themselves and hide from  unsuspecting prey When food swims by, it raises the front half of its body out of the sand It opens its jaws, lunges forward and snags the prey with its needle-like […]

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Outreach Newsletter August 2016

| August 20, 2016
Outreach Newsletter August 2016

SSACN’s Outreach Team would like to welcome you to the August 2016 edition of our Outreach newsletter – download it here – which is packed with news of our recent activities – we are sure that you will find some items of interest and look forward to seeing you at one of our Events in […]

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Oban Festival of the Sea

| April 5, 2016
Oban Festival of the Sea

SSACN Outreach will be at the Oban Festival Of The Sea on the 28th/29th May 2016. The festival will be based at the Rockfield Community Centre in the centre of Oban where there will be a market weekend with lots of seafood to try and food, cosmetics and craft products to buy and talks and […]

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Capturing Our Coast

| April 4, 2016
Capturing Our Coast

Our outreach project officer Samantha had a fantastic time on Sunday training with Marine Conservation Society for the new UK wide citizen science project Capturing Our Coast (CoCoast). SSACN can now incorporate seashore surveys into our rockpool rambles to gather important data on marine species along the UK coastline!

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Outreach Newsletter April 2016

| April 1, 2016
Outreach Newsletter April 2016

SSACN’s Outreach Team would like to welcome you to the April 2016 edition of our Outreach newsletter – download it here – which is packed with news, events and upcoming activities happening around Scotland this year – we do hope that you find an Event near you. If you or your organization would like more […]

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Cow Nose Ray Tank Fill

| March 18, 2016
Cow Nose Ray Tank Fill

SSACN Outreach had a fantastic time last Friday when we were invited along to Sea Life Loch Lomond along with some of our SSACN kids to help fill up the tanks! On arrival, the kids were greeted by staff who took them behind the scenes to the new exhibit (currently closed to the public) where […]

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Porcupine Marine Natural History Society Conference

| March 10, 2016
Porcupine Marine Natural History Society Conference

Outreach Project Officer Samantha King will be giving a paper discussing our Outreach Programme at the Porcupine Marine Natural History Society Conference being held at The Marine Station, Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland on March 11th-13th  2016. The themes for the conference include: Millport – History and Future Research in the Clyde: How the marine […]

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Help fill up the tank !

| March 7, 2016
Help fill up the tank !

On Friday at 4pm, SSACN will be helping Sea Life Loch Lomond Aquarium re-open their "Bay of Rays" exhibit in time for Easter following the arrival of something quite special – cow nose rays! This will be a great chance for all to get involved  and we’d like to see as many juniors as possible […]

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