How are whale sharks in Oslob?
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A team to be led by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 7 has been created to check on the condition of the whale sharks in Oslob, Cebu amid allegations their welfare have been compromised due to constant unnatural feeding and contact with tourists. BFAR regional director Andres Bojos ordered his deputy, Dr. Allan Poquita, to head the team along with other divers from other organizations to check on the report of Lamave, a nongovernment organization, that the whale sharks or butandings were malnourished due to regular feeding and physical contact with tourist.
How are whale sharks in Oslob?. (2015, April 10). Panay News, p. 6.
Fish; Tourism; Animal welfare; Animal nutrition; Philippine Earth Justice Center Inc. (PEJCI); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Region VII; Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (Lamave); Coastal Law Enforcement Alliance-Region VII; Bojos, Andres; Poquita, Allan; Osorio, Rose Liza
- Panay News