Bay of Biscay 2008 Expedition: Overview

Laminaria digitataOn June 1st, the Oceana Ranger initiated its 2008 Expedition in Vigo,  after sailing in the  waters of Portugal,Gulf of Cádiz and the Alboran Sea . The itinerary took the team of scientific and submarine photographers on board to investigate the Galician seabeds in front of Isla de Ons, Costa da Morte, Islas Sisargas and Ría de Ribadeo. They also visited Asturian waters in front of Cabo de Peñas, Cudillero or Ribadesella, Bay of Biscay waters.

With the support of Fundación Biodiversidad, Oceana started this campaign   with the aim to increase the knowledge on Spanish seabeds and promoting the creation of new protected areas.