Paul J Clerkin

Paul J Clerkin

Aug 17, 2015

Group 6 Copy 16
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    The Megamouth is one of our ocean's most enigmatic shark species. We know almost nothing about this iconic and mysterious deep-sea giant. Recently, Taiwan has had a spike in Megamouth encounters. When fishers catch a Megamouth, the crew cannot afford to release the shark, and they are sold in the fish markets. The captains on this very small fishing fleet have agreed to allow us to study, tag, and RELEASE these peaceful giants, if we compensate them for the animal would bring at the market.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Does fracking contaminate water with hormone disrupting chemicals?

    One of the greatest joys for those who want to start a family is to be pregnant and have a healthy baby...

    Eating tough stuff with floppy jaws - how do freshwater rays eat crabs, insects, and mollusks?

    I'm interested in how stingrays, with jaws made of cartilage, consume tough or stiff prey like insects, crabs...

    Campaign Ended

    A biology project funded by 30 people