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Whale Sharks Slide Towards Extinction – The Maritime Executive

New International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List assessments reveal that growing human pressures on whale sharks are putting them

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The Maritime Executive
08-06-2016 12:29:03
New International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List assessments reveal that growing human pressures on whale sharks are putting them at an increasing risk of extinction. Whale sharks are now listed as Endangered.
Numbers of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus), the world’s largest living fish, have more than halved over the last 75 years as these slow-moving …

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