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Underwater 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. 

Diver examining quadrat

Diver examining a quadrat 

Click on the numbers on the map below to see photographs from each dive site:

Plan of Brigg and Dive Sites