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Basking Shark

Observed: 10th May 2011 By: achnamaraachnamara’s reputation in Fish
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A group of 6 or 7 basking sharks were swimming around just off the shore, amazing! Here's one of them.

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Hi Alan,Talking to a friend

Hi Alan,

Talking to a friend yesterday who went to Islay from here in Antrim just a few days ago and also saw 6 or 7 basking sharks but close to Islay on the western side of the Mull of Kintyre. They seem to be more frequently observed in the inner Hebrides than here on the Antrim coast and its no distance away. Always wonder why we dont get to view them as often when they are so nearby?

Sorry, when I saw Bute I thought these were seen in the Firth of Clyde.

Cathal.