There are over 300 species of sea fish and around 30 species of marine mammals recorded in UK waters with many species of Whales including Minke, Sperm and Humbacked increasing in numbers and regularly seen off the Yorkshire coast. Scroll down for Yorkshire links.

National Links

Link Info
Aphotomarine (mammals) A selection of images of whales, dolphins & other UK marine mammals.
Atlantic Salmon Trust Leading wild salmon conservation body in the UK. Lots of information / resources about atlantic salmon & wild sea trout in UK waters.
Cetacean Research & Rescue Scottish based research & cetacean protection organisation.
Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust Leading the way for the conservation of whales, dolphins & porpoises in the waters of western Scotland.
Orca Leading conservation charity dedicated to protecting UK cetaceans
Sea Horse Trust UK based marine conservation charity dedicated to the protection of sea horses in British waters and beyond.
Sea Mammal Research Unit World leading research into sea mammal ecology & behaviour based at St.Andrews university in Scotland.
Seal Conservation Society UK based society dedicated to worldwide seal conservation.
Seal Protection Action Group Scottish based charitable organisation dedicated to protecting seals and founder member of the Seals Protection Groups.
Seals Protection Groups Coalition organisations standing up for the illegal killing of UK seals.
Seawatch Foundation Conservation & protection of whales, dolphins & porpoises in UK waters.
Shark Trust UK based conservation charity dedicated to protecting shark species worldwide. Includes a species list of British sharks.
Shark Stuff Information, articles & news about UK sharks.
Whale & Dolphin Conservation UK based and leading charity for the conservation of whales & dolphins worldwide.


Yorkshire Links

Link Info Region
Scarborough Porpoise Facebook page for porpoise & other marine mammals off Scarborough. N.Yorks
Whitby Whale Watching Whale & other marine mammal watching tours from Whitby. N.Yorks
Yorkshire Coast Nature Wildlife information, tours & events along the Yorkshire coast & North Yorks Moors including sea safaris / whale watching tours. N/E.Yorks

Yorkshire's Wildlife Sites

All of the nature reserves, SSSIs and local sites

Yorkshire Folk

The people involved with Yorkshire's Wildlife

Yorkshire Nature Notes

The blog, personal reflections and Yorkshire banter!