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Whale Shark Woes

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Conservation Field Notes Indonesia Marine Biology Microplastics Plankton Research in Action Shark Science Whale Sharks

By Elitza Germanov   I study the impacts of plastic marine debris on large filter-feeding fish. So far my research has been focused on manta rays, in field locations that have predictable, year-round aggregations. But the story is different for whale sharks. In my current research locations, I would be extremely lucky to catch a […]

Madagascar: Whale Sharks In The Land Of Lemurs

Written by Marine Megafauna Foundation

Field Notes Madagascar Research in Action Shark Science Whale Sharks

By Simon Pierce   Madagascar isn’t just about lemurs and chameleons. Although to be fair, it’s quite a bit about lemurs and chameleons.   Chameleon. He comes and goes.   And a giant day gecko, because OMG.   Now that I’ve got them out of my system…   Madagascar is a global biodiversity hotspot. After […]

Tagging Amazingly Huge Whale Sharks in the Galapagos Islands

Written by Marine Megafauna Foundation

Features Galapagos Marine Biology Photo Essays Research in Action Shark Science Whale Sharks

By Simon Pierce   Roll off the boat, swim frantically to the bottom, cling to a rock. Welcome to diving at Darwin Arch, Galapagos. There’s a lot of water moving past this place. I know that the conditions I had on the last dive, just a couple of hours ago, are no preparation for what […]

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