Whale shark fins are dried and stacked for export. This processing plant processes over 600 whale sharks per year.Puqi, Zhejiang Province, China. Photo: WildLife Risk (HAND OUT PHOTO ONLY, NO ARCHIVES )

Alistair Dove (149 Posts)

Dr. Alistair Dove is a systematic and ecological parasitologist by training, with broader research interests in the natural history and health of marine animals, especially whale sharks. He is currently Director of Research and Conservation at Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta USA. His comments here do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Georgia Aquarium

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