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Cetacean Research & Rescue Unit (CRRU)
www.crru.org.uk

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Address:
P.O. Box 11307
Aberdeenshire
Banff AB45 3WB
Scotland
UK

Tel.: +44-(0)1-261 851 696
E-mail:
 

Abstract:
Formed in 1997, the CRRU is a small non-profit research organisation based in northeast Scotland dedicated to the welfare, conservation and protection of whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans) through scientific investigation, environmental education, and the provision of a 24 hour veterinary service for sick, injured and stranded individuals.

In co-operation with universities, research institutions and international environmental agencies, principal studies focus on the coastal cetaceans frequenting the Moray Firth, providing baseline scientific data for the adoption of long-term management measures and conservation strategies for their protection.

Conducting advanced training courses in marine wildlife rescue, the CRRU also operates the only specialist response team in Scotland for live-stranded whales and dolphins. The fully-equipped team (scientists, veterinarians and qualified volunteers) are skilled and experienced to act and advise at the scene of a stranding with first aid, veterinary treatment and refloatation procedures as required.

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  • CRRU Cetacean sighting in Scotland waters 1997-2010, more

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