12277198_10156287276775608_1129233342_n

Darren Andrew Whitehead

Member of the board at the Whale Shark Research Project Baja California, Mexico.

He has spent the last 6 years working hands on with whale sharks at a number of unique and challenging aggregation sites around the world. With a master by research degree specializing in whale shark behaviour and the assessment of the anthropogenic impact on the species from tourism interactions, he has a vast understanding of the possible negative impacts from uncontrolled tourism. Experience with the species as a researcher and as a project leader for multiple whale shark programs has allowed him to gain an extensive premier scientific understanding of all biological studies of whale sharks and scientific monitoring techniques.

Assignments

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on Twitter