Work on endangered megafauna

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Work on endangered marine animals
Green turtle, Brgy. Buyuan, Tigbauan, Iloilo

Since FishWorld opened, the people of Iloilo have reported the capture or stranding of endangered marine animals along the coasts and have brought some of them under the care of FishWorld.

Marine turtles are quite often caught by fish corrals in Tigbauan, Iloilo. Captured turtles and dugongs were reported to the Pawikan Conservation Project of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. All healthy turtles were tagged and released back to sea. However, turtles that were sick, injured, or domesticated and confiscated were held and rehabilitated in the hatchery tanks at SEAFDEC/AQD.

Work on endangered marine animals
Ocean sunfish, Brgy. Namocon, Tigbauan, Iloilo
Work on endangered marine animals
Dwarf sperm whale, Brgy. Parara Sur, Tigbauan, Iloilo
Work on endangered marine animals
Dugong, Culasi
Work on endangered marine animals
Olive ridley, Brgy. Namocon, Tigbauan, Iloilo
Work on endangered marine animals
Leatherback, Sibutad
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MSO Form 01

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Endangered Megafauna 2015-1

Endangered Megafauna 2015-2

Endangered Megafauna 2015-3

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