Ships and aircraft will take to European waters next month as part of the largest ever international survey of whales, dolphins and porpoises.
CAPTION: A transient killer whale. CREDIT: Volker Deecke.
Scots marine biologists are joining forces with fishermen to develop a new device that will help prevent dolphins becoming caught in trawl nets.
Almost 20 marine biologists from the University of St Andrews have been invited to attend a prestigious Marine Mammal Conference in Canada this week (beginning Monday 26th November, 2001).