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The UK’s leading experts in gaining consents and
meeting ecological planning conditions. With so much at stake, why use anyone else?

Thomson Unicomarine has over 30 years marine experience. We have provided specialist marine data management solutions for commercial developers and government bodies, such as the Environment Agency, Cefas and Northern Ireland Environment Agency.

We help clients obtain licences and consents for offshore renewable energy, decommissioning, and other marine constructions, oil and gas extraction, sewage outfalls, fish farms, navigational dredging and disposal, beach recharging, aggregate extraction and all near-shore developments.


Correct identification is of paramount importance to our work at the Environment Agency; we need to be absolutely certain of the species’ ID as it influences WFD estuary fish classification scores. Thomson Unicomarine gave a quick turnaround on the project and provided us with the identifications, dissected specimens and material that we can use as teaching aids... Rob Hillman, Senior Environmental Monitoring Officer, Environment Agency.

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What happened to bluefin tuna off Cornwall?
25th August 2015

A huge shoal, reportedly 500-strong, of bluefin tuna worth around £250million has been spotted off the West Country coast.
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Exotic benthic invertebrate commission for Thomson Unicomarine
30th June 2015

Thomson Unicomarine, the marine division of Thomson Ecology, has been awarded another overseas project to analyse benthic invertebrate samples, this time from North America.
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OSPAR gives hope to allis shad and lamprey
29th June 2015

The OSPAR Commission has adopted recommendations to further extend the protection and conservation status of three marine species and one intertidal habitat as they are particularly vulnerable in the North-east Atlantic.
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Thomson Ecology analyse data to help research into scallop fishing intensity

In collaboration with the Welsh Fishermen’s Association, the Fisheries and Conservation Science Group of Bangor University undertook an experimental survey to determine effects of scallop fishing intensity within the Cardigan Bay SAC.
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