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SHARK TAGGING EXPEDITION TO TUBBATAHA REEFS NATURAL PARK HAILED A SUCCESS

PUERTO PRINCESSA, Palawan, May 3, 2017– Researchers from Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) and Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (LAMAVE) have successfully tagged nine grey reef sharks and one tiger shark with acoustic tags in Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Philippines, a continuation of a study started in 2016. The tiger shark was also fitted with a satellite tag.

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1000th Whale Shark Identified in Philippine Waters

18 August 2016, the 1000th whale shark has been identified in Philippine waters, making the Philippines the third largest known aggregation of whale sharks in the world and the biggest in South East Asia, according to the online library Wildbook for whale sharks.

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RESEARCHERS TAG THE FIRST TIGER SHARK IN THE CORAL TRIANGLE IN GROUND BREAKING RESEARCH IN THE TUBBATAHA REEFS

TUBBATAHA REEFS NATURAL PARK, PHILIPPINES, June 24, 2016. Researchers from the Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) and Philippine-based marine conservation NGO the Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (LAMAVE) have deployed the first ever satellite tag on a tiger shark in the Philippines.

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Donsol whale shark guides call for no feeding of wildlife

PHILIPPINES, July 1, 2016 Today sees the release of the fourth campaign film from Their Future Our Future - this one starring the Butanding Interaction Officers (BIOs) and tourism staff of Donsol, Sorsogon, the Philippines first whale shark tourism destination. Their message is clear “Do not feed wildlife”.