conditions at Filey Brigg are usually poor with visibility of less than 2
to 3 metres and strong currents in the more exposed sections.
Despite the difficulties a large number of
underwater photographs illustrating the various habitats were taken over
several years by Christine Clark and Val Flanagan
Qualitative samples were taken of the
benthic (bottom dwelling) organisms, the majority of identifications being
made by Dr Sue Hull of the University of Hull (Scarborough College) who
also described the 'above tide' biology of the Brigg. Samples were taken
by Bob Briggs who described the underwater habitats.
examining a quadrat