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Happy Whale Shark Day Photo

Happy Whale Shark Day

Wishing everyone a very happy Whale Shark Day! August 30th is International Whale Shark Day (Día del Tiburon Ballena), so declared in 2008 during the International Whale Shark Conference.

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Now available: Wetpixel Whale sharks 2014 Photo

Now available: Wetpixel Whale sharks 2014

We have now finalized our plans for our Wetpixel Whale Shark trips for 2014. The dates of the trips are 26 July to 1 August followed by 1 to 7 August. They will be based on the island of Isla Mujeres, Mexico, which is a short ferry ride from Cancun. The annual whale shark ((Rhincodon typus) aggregation that occurs here is quite simply one of the most amazing spectacles in the oceans and if you haven’t been yet, you really should!

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New research into Yucatan whale shark movements Photo

New research into Yucatan whale shark movements

Robert Hueter, a marine biologist at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Florida, has published a paper in the PLoS ONE journal describing the movements of the whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) that aggregate around the Yucatan Peninsula off Mexico.

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Final call: Wetpixel whale sharks 2013 Photo

Final call: Wetpixel whale sharks 2013

We have the last few spaces available for the Wetpixel Whale Sharks trips this year. These represent the ultimate opportunity to get up close and personal with amazing numbers of the largest fish in the sea. Trip members from previous years have encountered over 300 whale sharks per day!

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Spaces available: Wetpixel Whale Sharks 2013 Photo

Spaces available: Wetpixel Whale Sharks 2013

We have a few spaces available for the Wetpixel Whale Sharks trips this year. These represent the ultimate opportunity to get up close and personal with amazing numbers of the largest fish in the sea. Trip members from previous years have encountered over 300 whale sharks per day! The trips are all based in a comfortable hotel in Isla Mujeres, Yucatan, Mexico and are suitable for divers and non-divers.

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