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Conservation of whale sharks and fish spawning aggregations in Belize


Ref: 9005
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Professor Callum Roberts
Lead Institution: University of York - Env
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 2000-04-01
End Date: 2003-06-30
Funding: £129,220.00
Website: http://www.york.ac.uk/depts/eeem/darwin
Status: Completed
Regions: Central America
Countries: Belize
Purpose: To provide a sustainable future for the whale shark
Outputs: Produce and disseminate leaflets on preliminary whale shark interaction guidelines. Establish database to log sightings. Hold workshops/training sessions for various stakeholders on tourism, survey techniques, fisheries landings analysis, marine migratory species ecology, and population census and monitoring techniques. Hold 2-day institutional training workshops. Establish WebPage. Produce newsletter. Produce poster. Train 6 undergraduates. Hold national seminar to disseminate findings.

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Documents:
Title: 09-005 FR Annex 3 tourism guidelines
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 9-005 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 09-005 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 9-005 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]