whale shark tagging

Day 9: Preparing to Tag Whale Sharks

Posted Sat, Aug 21, 2010 by Emily Fisher to alex munoz, elizabeth wilson, eric hoffmayer, oceana gulf expedition, ROV, whale shark tagging

In today's expedition update from Dustin, the crew begins the next leg of the journey: whale shark tagging!

The Oceana Latitude gained five new crew members today for its upcoming effort to tag whale sharks off the coast of southeastern Louisiana.

Oceana’s vice president for Chile, Alex Munoz, and marine scientist Elizabeth Wilson joined Dr. Eric Hoffmayer and Jennifer McKinney from the University of Southern Mississippi. Here’s Dr. Hoffmayer on a recent segment of NBC Nightly News:

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