LATEST NEWS FROM BUG

New ROV for habitat and fish surveys

New ROV for habitat and fish surveys

BUG recently expanded it’s remote sensing capability with the addition of a Blue Robotics BlueROV2 Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle. Designed for use in both salt and freshwater, the ROV is being used to assess reef structures, survey fish populations and inspect underwater infrastructure, amongst other things.

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Race to save ‘Tiger of the Water from extinction

Race to save ‘Tiger of the Water from extinction

The latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, led by BUG in collaboration with the Mahseer Trust, has confirmed one of the world’s largest and most iconic freshwater fish, the hump-backed mahseer, is now Critically Endangered and on the brink of extinction.

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FACILITIES

BUG is a consulting arm of the Faculty of Science and Technology at Bournemouth University, located within the Department of Life and Environmental Sciences. A comprehensive range of facilities is available, enabling us to provide a ‘one-stop-shop’ for ecological monitoring and scientific advisory services