Research Update: Galápagos Whale Shark Project Returns from 15-Day Expedition


After 15-days on board, the team from the Galapagos Whale Shark project successfully

  • Tagged 10 new whale sharks w/ satellite transmitters
  • Took blood samples from 2 whale sharks
  • Took pictures to identify 25 new individuals.

Research in collaboration w/ Mare Nostrum Foundation, Galapagos Shark Sky, Alex Hearn, Jonathan Green, Sofia Green, Jeff LeBlanc, María José Rendón, @MigraMar @migramarnet @GalapagosGSC@USFQ_COCIBA and Galapagos Conservation Trust (@galapagossip)

Informing and sharing news on marine life, flora, fauna and conservation in the Galápagos Islands since 2017
© SOS Galápagos, 2021

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