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Cefas Climate Change Report

Cefas Climate Change Report

A new report published by CEFAS is shedding light on the future impacts of climate change on marine species across the United Kingdom. The study, which focuses on 21 marine species listed as ‘threatened’ or ‘declining’ ranging from sharks and rays to seahorses and oysters, aims to help policymakers and conservationists understand which UK species will be most vulnerable to the future impacts of climate change and human pressures.

2022 Cefas paper Janickina feisti

2022 Cefas paper Janickina feisti

In recent years the Selsey fishermen have found in creasing numbers of sleepy and dead crabs among edible crab (Cancer pagarus) catch in the sea off Selsey prompting Cefas to investigate. A previously unidentified paramoebiasis, Janickina feisti, was discovered in the Selsey crabs. This resulted in extensive investigations by Dr. Kelly Bateman, Crustacean Health Theme Lead, Cefas. Following is a... Read More»

CHASM Film 2022

CHASM Film 2022

Fishing has been a part of Selsey Bill, West Sussex and the surrounding areas since the Bronze Age. Local fishermen tell of huge changes to the fishing grounds in recent years, about the small numbers of lobsters being caught locally, and large influxes of sediment arriving in their fishing grounds. Needing to understand these changes led to the development of... Read More»

Life Solved Live

Life Solved Live

Life Solved Live is a lecture series held by the University of Portsmouth presenting discoveries intended to change the way you see and understand things. The introductory lecture by Professor Alex Ford discussed the shocking truth behind our pollutants and our marine life in his talk ‘Sex changing sea life’. This was an absolute light bulb moment for the... Read More»