The secret life of whale sharks no longer a mystery

30 Aug 2017
Samantha Reynolds with a whale shark - image Janine Marx

Whale shark researchers have marked International Whale Shark Day by solving a long-standing mystery about where the world’s largest fish go during the Australian spring and summer.

In a world-first, researchers from The University of Queensland and the non-profit ECOCEAN have tracked and recorded a full return migration of whale sharks to and from Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia.

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