thresher sharks

Aug. 03/12

Shark Advocates International is congratulating the government of Sri Lanka for adopting rules to protect three species of thresher sharks -- wide ranging species characterized by their exceptionally long tails – in line with a 2010 agreement by the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC).

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Date: 
Apr. 04/12
Location: 
Malapascua's Thresher Shark Divers
Malapascua Island,
Malapascua Island 6013
Philippines
11° 19' 35.616" N, 124° 6' 55.062" E

In the thresher shark capital of the world....

 

.... April 5th is the start of "Holy Week" in the Philippines, otherwise known as Easter. It is also the busiest week of the year on Malapascua Island, home of the famous thresher sharks, when shark lovers descend en masse on the tiny island to get up close and personal with this normally elusive shark. 

What better time to join Project AWARE's Big Shark Shout Out and collect as many signatures as possible!

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