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dc.coverage.spatialSarangani Bayen
dc.coverage.spatialGeneral Santosen
dc.identifier.citationWhale sharks in Sarangani Bay up to 14. (2019, March 12). Manila Standard, p. B4.en
dc.publisherPhilippine Manila Standard Publishing, Inc.en
dc.subjectMarine fishen
dc.subjectData collectionsen
dc.titleWhale sharks in Sarangani Bay up to 14en
dc.citation.journalTitleManila Standarden
local.seafdecaqd.extractA total of 14 whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) were discovered and documented in Sarangani Bay on Saturday. The Task Force Butanding Gensan disclosed that the recent documentation of whale sharks in Sarangani Bay made the Philippines as the second largest known population of whale sharks in the world, according to the Wildbook for Whale Sharks, a global online library that provides a visual database of whale shark encounters around the world. These whale sharks or “butanding” were spotted surface feeding in the waters adjacent to Silway, General Santos City which were officially tagged as P1597, P1598, P1599, P1601, P1603, P1604, P1606, P1607, P1608, P1609, P1614, P1615, P1616 and one in Kiamba, Sarangani (P1605).en
local.subject.corporateNameDepartment of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region XIIen
local.subject.corporateNameCity Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO)en
local.subject.corporateNameLarge Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (Lamave)en
local.subject.scientificNameRhincodon typusen

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