Shark sanctuary put up in Cebu town
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A town in Cebu has put up the country's first sanctuary for sharks and rays. Daanbantayan Mayor Augusto Corro designated the Monad Shoal and Gato Island as a shark and ray sanctuary, according to environmentalist group Greenpeace. Catching and trading of shark and ray species are prohibited in these areas. The waters around Monad Shoal and Gato Island teems with thresher and whitetip sharks as well as manta and devil rays.
Villanueva, R. (2015, July 5). Shark sanctuary put up in Cebu town. Philippine Star, p. A25.
- The Philippine Star