Photograph by Thomas P. Peschak
Fishermen’s lights attract plankton, and plankton attract young whale sharks in Djibouti’s coastal waters. In 2008 the United Arab Emirates banned whale shark fishing—a sign of growing awareness of the importance and vulnerability of Arabia’s seas.

Photograph by Thomas P. Peschak

Fishermen’s lights attract plankton, and plankton attract young whale sharks in Djibouti’s coastal waters. In 2008 the United Arab Emirates banned whale shark fishing—a sign of growing awareness of the importance and vulnerability of Arabia’s seas.


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