Satellite tracking reveals Philippine waters are important for endangered whale sharks

A new scientific study published in PeerJ - the Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences has tracked juvenile whale sharks across the Philippines emphasising the importance of the archipelago for the species. The study is the most complete tracking study of whale sharks in the country, with satellite tags deployed on different individuals in multiple sites.

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Last updated on 24 July 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Philippines
Region: 
South-East Asia
Species: 
Accipiter brevipes
Rhincodon typus
Species group: 
Fish