Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Shark FAQ 1

How are Whale Sharks endangered?

The whale shark is targeted by commercial and artisan fisheries. This has put them in the list of endangered species.

Although the worldwide population is unknown, the reduction in sightings have put them in a vulnerable situation.

10 comments:

  1. I've never actually seen a whale shark before and especially not with a person to scale....freaks me out so bad.... Is it weird that I have an irrational fear of sea monsters? >.<

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  2. Hope they don't end up extinct

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  3. I wouldn't eat a whale shark.

    Save the Whale(sharks)!

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  4. so dangerous to go at the sea :o

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  5. the whale shark is endangered because it's a huge pussy

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  6. My personal favorite shark :) It's a shame that their numbers are slowly decreasing.

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