Ningaloo Whales Sharks Declining

whaleshark_240106

Researchers in Australia have recently published a stude in the Journal of Animal Ecology suggesting that whale shark numbers at the popular tourism destination Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia are declining.

The iconic whale sharks that congregate at Ningaloo Reef off Western Australia are declining in number, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Animal Ecology.

Researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science and Charles Darwin University have used 12 years of whale shark photographs from Ningaloo Reef to monitor and predict trends in population size. The scientists