World's biggest fish benefiting at Ningaloo

June 2009
Ecos;Jun/Jul2009, Issue 149, p7
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The article reports on a paper in "Endangered Species Research" that says the population on whale sharks is slightly increasing in some parts of Ningaloo, Western Australia. The paper's authors are calling for people to help monitor and protect the fish. Author Brad Norman says that with the help of reliable data collection, numbers of whale sharks can be estimated and monitored. The article notes other studies that also report populations of whale sharks in different parts of the world.


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