Elasmobranch Tourism Factsheets - Maldives

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Factsheet on tourism in Baa Atoll and Hanifaru Bay (Maldives), where large numbers of manta rays and whale sharks are found seasonally, created to produce a guide to best-practise shark and ray tourism. Hanifaru is a Marine Protected Area (MPA) since 2009; the MPA regulations include a limit on the number of visitors, set a maximum time to stay in the bay for tourists, and bans on scuba diving and fishing. 


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Author(s)Manta Trust
Project AWARE
WWF
PublisherManta Trust, Project AWARE, WWF
CMS InstrumentSharks

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