Whale sharks have become big business in La Paz Mexico. Last year in 2014 Sea Watch saw that many of the Whale sharks ( 2/3 by the end of the season in June) had been damaged by propellers. After photgraphing the damage we worked with Televisa’s Armando Figaredo to publicize this problem and get officials […]
Posts in category What’s killing the Sea of Cortes & how can we stop it?
This is a great example of what has been killing the sea of Cortes. In a 10 year period from 1985 to 1995, over 200,000 sharks died in the San Francisquito Bay fishery before it finally collapsed. An almost equal number of other fish, the by-catch that couldn’t be sold immediately, were simply thrown away. […]