Whale sharks spotted in marine reserve
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Provincial ENR Office in Guimaras reported whale shark (butanding) sightings at Taklong Island National Marine Reserve (TINMR) in Nueva Valencia town. RB Flores Bitala took a video of a young whale shark slowly approaching their fishing boat morning of April 30, 2019. Bitala said that whale sharks have been swimming in TINMR since March.
Whale sharks spotted in marine reserve. (2019, May 24). Daily Guardian, pp. 3, 15.
Marine fish; Marine parks; Swimming; Marine environment; Threatened species; Marine mammals; Sea turtles; Animal welfare; Rhincodon typus; Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO); International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI; Bitala, Flores; Diana, Rhett Arthur; Sardina, Vincente; Milla, Francisco E. Jr.
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