Challenging Habitat Blog

Darwin 200 day 18 later: pottering between Raasay and Skye

With the beautiful backdrop of the Inner Hebrides, we’ve got a day packed with science and filming. The diving team is studying the benthos and once more bring specimen aboard. This starfish is regrowing several arms lost in… Read More

Darwin200 day 11: diving off Lochaline

Rohan, Kerry and Stewart brought up some starfish from a 30 m dive for us to look at. Mathasterias is heavily armoured and it apparently, it is successful as a strategy, as not many things eat it! Of… Read More