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Al-Rayan Channel Broadcasts a Special Episode about Whale Sharks in Qatar

Al Rayan Channel Filmed a Documentary in a collaboration with Qatar Whale Shark Project team. Many new interesting historical facts about Whales Sharks in Qatari waters can be learned from this episode as Mr. Jassim Al Mohannadi ( an old Qatari fisherman and pearl diver) narrate his witnessing of whale sharks in the past.   […]

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MoE and Maersk Oil celebrate successful conclusion of Qatar Whale Shark season

Tuesday 12 January 2014 – Doha, Qatar:  At a ceremony in Doha on Sunday 12 January 2014,  Maersk Oil Qatar joined with Qatar’s Ministry of Environment, the Emiri Air Force and the Qatari Coast Guard to celebrate and recognize the collaborative efforts made by all parties during the 2013 Qatar Whale Shark Research Project season. […]

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2013 – An End of a Successful Season

The 2013 whale shark research season has come to a close for the Qatar Whale Shark Research Project (QWSRP) and, like last season, the achievements have exceeded our expectations. This season we managed to launch 12 highly successful one day trips to the Al Shaheen field (ALS) the team managed to deploy satellite tags, acoustic […]

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July 2013 Log

Ramadan Mubarak We are halfway through the 2013 whale shark season in Al Shaheen (ALS) and despite a very windy month of June the field work has been a massive success. Seven aggregations have been encountered by the research team on boat surveys so far with one aggregation numbering more than 150 whale sharks. Acoustic […]

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Whale Shark documentary online now!

Each year an extraordinary event takes place off the coast of Qatar. The world’s largest fish, the Whale Shark, congregate in numbers unseen except for a handful of places across the world’s oceans.

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