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dc.contributor.authorHonasan, Alya
dc.coverage.spatialTubbatahaen
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-27T05:46:46Z
dc.date.available2018-09-27T05:46:46Z
dc.date.issued2017-06-17
dc.identifier.citationHonasan, A. (2017, June 17). Why should we care about sharks?. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. C4.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12174/2278
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPhilippine Daily Inquirer, Inc.en
dc.relation.urihttp://lifestyle.inquirer.net/265601/why-should-we-care-about-sharks/en
dc.subjectMarine fishen
dc.subjectTaggingen
dc.subjectAcousticsen
dc.subjectSonic tagsen
dc.subjectMarine environmenten
dc.subjectMarine parksen
dc.subjectAnimal welfareen
dc.subjectPredatorsen
dc.titleWhy should we care about sharks?en
dc.typenewspaperArticleen
dc.citation.journalTitlePhilippine Daily Inquireren
dc.citation.spageC4en
local.seafdecaqd.controlnumberPD20170617_C4en
local.seafdecaqd.extract“Tagging” a big, gentle whale shark—that is, swimming close enough to attach a device that will help scientists track the animal’s movements—seems easy enough for researchers. But tagging a tiger shark, known to be aggressive and strong enough to crunch a turtle in half, shell and all? Last year, in the second edition of “Expedition Shark” of the Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) and the Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (Lamave), the first study of its kind in the country, a tiger shark was tagged for the first time in the Coral Triangle. In April this year, they did it again, fitting a tiger shark with both acoustic and satellite tags, along with nine gray reef sharks and two manta rays fitted with acoustic tags. The tags allow the sharks’ movements to be monitored by researchers, possibly even beyond Tubbataha’s borders.en
local.subject.personalNameAraujo, Gonzalo
local.subject.corporateNameTubbataha Management Office (TMO)en
local.subject.corporateNameLarge Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (Lamave)en


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