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ECOCEAN Whale Shark Satellite Tracking 2014

Two whale sharks (A-302 and A-088) were tagged with satellite transmitters on 21/6/14 at Ningaloo Marine Park, Western Australia. The two tags were funded by the Commonwealth of Australila through the Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) - and deployed by ECOCEAN with logistical support from DPaW. Ongoing tracking and associated support costs are provided through ECOCEAN and Murdoch University.

Project Summary


Rhincodon typus
Whale Shark


Ningaloo Marine Park, Western Australia

Date Range

2014-06-21 to 2014-07-23


2 animals


35 detections

Spatial Reference System


Project Contributors

  • Brad Norman
  • Dani Rob

Data Access

Open Access

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