BBC Wildlife Whale Sharks Collage

In the Media: BBC Whale Sharks

Posted on January 25, 2012

Whale sharks have fascinated me since childhood. They have roamed the oceans for 60 million years – yet we know little about their reproduction, social behavior and huge migrations. When I first started photographing this species, over 15 years ago, there were just a handful of locations where you could, if lucky, catch a fleeting glimpse, today whale sharks can be consistently observed in more than two dozen locations around the world. The photographs for this portfolio feature were captures in Djibouti, the Maldives and the Seychelles and showcase rarely seen aspects of the world’s largest fish.

 

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