The Great Eggcase Hunt along the Yorkshire coastline was a spectacular success for The Shark Trust in 2018. Large numbers were recorded, with Hull aquarium The Deep finding over 600 shark and ray eggcases during their events alone.
Dramatic storms hitting the east coast contributed to the high volume, but more data is needed to see what effect this had on our native shark populations.
From March 2019, The Deep will be hosting citizen science events at Spurn Point, in conjunction with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. Hopes are high for the next Great Eggcase Hunt, with all findings recorded for a larger nationwide conservation project for The Shark Trust.
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