Tag: Whale Sharks

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Another Whale Shark day at Sail Rock!

After no Whale Shark sightings for a month or two,

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The joys of Spring!!

It appears that Spring is well and truly upon us here in the Gulf of Thailand.

The sun is shining and the temperature is over 30°C on a daily basis.

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Fantastic visibility at Sail Rock, with a visit from a Whale Shark making it a special day!

This week has seen the fantastic Sail Rock make a stunning return to form after weeks of lower than average visibility.

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Booming trade in Shark Fin products in Southern Thailand

As the stress placed on worldwide shark populations reaches critical levels due to the demand for shark fin soup in Asian culture, a very sad story unfolded in the Southern Thai city of

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Scanning of the recent Whale Shark at Sail Rock is complete

I've just received confirmation from the Ecocean Whale Shark Project that the Whale Shark recently encountered at Sail Rock in a new, previously unidentified shark.

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Awaiting scan results for Sunday's Whale Shark at Sail Rock

I've just uploaded the details and photos of the Whale Shark encountered at Sail Rock onto the Ecoean

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A definite increase in Whale Shark activity..

At last, there's been a noticeable increase in Whale Shark sightings in the area this month.

I just processed and "mapped" the spots for a Whale Shark encountered at Chumphon Pinnacles, Koh Tao on the 11th March and another encountered at Shark Island, Koh Tao on March 22nd.