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18Sep

Bohol’s Tarsiers – the smallest monkey in the world?

Another goal of our project in the Philippines was the tarsiers reservation of the Bohol island. Tarsier is a primate that is related to Lemurians and has been promoted as the smallest monkey in the world. Tarsiers (Tarsius syrichta) on the island of Bohol is monitored and protected by the Philippine Tarsier Foundation. Tarsiidae is […]

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30May

THRESHER SHARK FROM MONAD SHOAL – part 2

The thresher shark (Alopias pelagicus) is named this way because it has a long tail, the size of its body, which makes it resemble the continental mammal. But the famous tail, that is used to hunt, by whipping and stunning the fish, has attracted its destiny of endangered species: it is hunted to meet the […]

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24May

Thresher Shark from Monad Shoal

Author: Claudia Milea The Thresher Shark – one of the most shy and elusive shark Impressed by the grace of the gentle giant from Oslob, we headed our steps to the last point of our expedition, Malapascua Island, for Thresher Shark(Alopias vulpinus) meeting. One of the most shy and elusive shark, the Thresher Shark is […]

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19Apr

Sardine Run – Moalboal – 2017 Project

Author: Alin Miu A new WEPA project is almost completed. Philippines Cebu region offers unique landscapes, gorgeous islands, memorable diving places, animals and fish of every kind, hospitable and smiling people. In the next period we will present our experience with this unique ecosystem. Moalboal – Pescador Island– Sardine run The trip from Cebu to […]

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21Feb

Sharks of Philippines – a new WEPA 2017 Project

Sharks of Philippines – a new Wepa 2017 project We are preparing a new project, this time we will dive and photograph in the archipelago Cebu, Philippines. Underwater photography subjects of our project are two species of shark: the whale shark and thresher shark : THE WHALE SHARK – Rhincodon typus is the largest existing […]

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21Feb

2017 Project – Sharks of Philippines

2017 Expedition – Cebu Islands – Philippines Main destination Cebu Province is located in the central part of the Filipino archipelago, Visayas region, east of Negros and west of Leyte and Bohol Islands. The area consists of the island of Cebu along with other 167 small islands, including: Sumilion, Mactan, Olango, Malapascua, Camotes, etc. Here […]

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09Nov

Seahorses of the Black Sea

Author: Alex Georgescu Few know the Seahorses are actually fishes and have all the organisms that fish have, being at the same time the only vertebrates that swim vertically with their heads up. There are almost 50 species of seahorses of which most commonly met in The Black Sea is the Common Seahorse (Hyppocampus guttulatus). It […]

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26Oct

Loggerhead Turtles of Zakynthos Project – part II

Author: Madalin Miu The second part of our Loggerhead Turtles of Zakynthos project was going to take us on a very interesting underwater adventure. We went to the port of Agios Sostis on a beautiful September afternoon. This area is part of the Zakynthos National Marine Park and we’d just like to take this opportunity […]

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10Oct

The new generation of loggerhead turtles of Zakynthos

Another 2016 WEPA’s project about the new generation of loggerhead turtles of Zakynthos has been documented by our colleague Madalin Miu with support of  ARCHELON Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece and  Zakynthos National Marine Park . The loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) is one of the biggest with an average measures around 90 cm long when […]

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