Swansea University researching coastal habitats

Research shows importance of coastal habitats. Credit: Swansea University

New research by Swansea University is helping to understand the importance of sensitive coastal habitats, in Wales and the UK, for supporting fisheries.

The research has been assessing the fish communities and their age ranges in different habitats around Wales.

Studies were undertaken in West and North Wales. Credit: Swansea University

Studies were conducted around the coast of Pembrokeshire and the Llyn Penninsula and were co-funded by the Welsh Government Ecosystem Resilience and Diversity Fund and the ERDF funded SEACAMS project.