We hope that this blog will keep you up to date with the activities of the monitoring team and will introduce you to some of the interns, students and team members researching the worlds largest living sharks around the Seychelles islands.
2014 Seychelles whale shark programme
The Seychelles whale shark monitoring season officially closed on October 31st 2014. The posts in this blog will keep you updated of any progress post the Seychelles season and will also include updates on monitoring in Djibouti. There are only two spaces remaining on the Djibouti programme, visit our web site for information.
In-water Whale Shark Sightings
2014 Seychelles Sightings Summary (to 31.10.14) 20 in-water encounters 10 individual sharks identified 10 sharks sexed (10 M/0F/0UK) 4 new shark identified this season 6 sharks resighted from previous seasons
MCSS is a local Non-Governmental Organisation that was registered in 1997. The MCSS was formed by a group of local marine enthusiasts and experts to address marine biodiversity conservation and its sustainable use. The whale shark and turtle monitoring programmes are on-going annual activities that involve a lot of public participation.
For more information on MCSS please visit our web site.