Welcome to the Irish Elasmobranch group

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in these amazing animals, whether professional, academic or recreational.

The Irish Elasmobranch Group (IEG) is a non-profit organisation with the aim of promoting research, education and conservation of sharks, skates, rays and chimaeras in Irish waters. The IEG is a member of the European Elasmobranch Association.

To find out more about the huge diversity of Irish elasmobranchs and some interesting facts about their lives, explore our Elasmobranch pages.

Find out how to get involved! https://irishelasmobranchgroup.com/angel-sharks/

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In 2022, the IEG in partnership with Project SIARC and Inland Fisheries Ireland hosted a #CSIOfTheSea Angelshark examination in #Ireland kindly supported and hosted by all those at UCD Veterinary Hospital. This event was following on from another event previously held in #Wales and wouldn’t have been possible without the Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme- UK … Continue reading #CSIOfTheSea

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