Why the World's Biggest Sharks Love Mafia Island

Scientists hope the whale sharks that live around the East African island will help them better understand how to preserve the species.

National Geographic

Last updated on 23 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Republic of Tanzania
Region: 
Indian Ocean
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species: 
Rhincodon typus
Species group: 
Fish