SIGHTING RECORD #29182

Observer
Louis Martin - Public
Event Date 19/04/2018 09:15
Duration 5 mins
Location Inishbofin, Co. Galway ( 53.7170,-10.0833 )
Reported location 53.59890108272882,-10.210165927734
Platform Other vessel/unspecified vessel
Species basking shark
Number seen
Min 1
Best 2
Max 2
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 2
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Observed off south side of Island
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Moderate, longer waves. Many whitecaps. Some spray.
Swell 2+ m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction S
Glare (°)
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m) 40
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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