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A study on whale sharks have been carried out in Teluk Cenderawasih National Park (TCNP) on May-June 2014. The objectives of this study were to analysis bioecological of whale shark, the perceptions of local communities and tourists on whale shark ecotourism development and to formulate the ...

Author(s)
Murdani, N. H.; Masy'ud, B.; Yulianda, F.
Publisher
Departement of Forest Resources Conservation and Ecotourism, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, Indonesia
Citation
Media Konservasi, 2018, 23, 1, pp 77-84
Abstract

Shark-diving is part of a rapidly growing industry focused on marine wildlife tourism. Our study aimed to provide an estimate of the economic value of shark-diving tourism across Australia by comprehensively surveying the whale shark (Rhincodon typus), white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), grey...

Author(s)
Huveneers, C.; Meekan, M. G.; Apps, K.; Ferreira, L. C.; Pannell, D.; Vianna, G. M. S.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 2017, 27, 3, pp 665-680
Abstract

This article demonstrates the changes that occur due to the maturation of a wildlife tourism industry through the application of a Wildlife Tourism Framework. Specifically, in 2005 survey data was collect from participants of whale shark tourism at Ningaloo Marine Park in Western Australia,...

Author(s)
Catlin, J.; Jones, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2010, 31, 3, pp 386-394
Abstract

Wildlife tourism is potentially a common pool resource (CPR) issue when the following are applicable: it is difficult to exclude tourists; their experiences are affected by others' activities; and adverse impacts on the wildlife occur. CPRs are typified by non-excludability and subtractability....

Author(s)
Moore, S. A.; Rodger, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 7, pp 831-844
Abstract

Interpretive encounters are a major component of many wildlife tourism experiences and can make significant contributions to tourist satisfaction and pro-conservation attitudes. The growth of shark-based tourism has provided numerous opportunities to contribute to conservation by exposing tourists...

Author(s)
Apps, K.; Dimmock, K.; Lloyd, D. J.; Huveneers, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 3, pp 327-343
Abstract

The whale sharks aggregation in the waters of Cenderawasih Bay has an impact on improving the marine tourism industry in the region. On the other hands, Whale Shark is one of the species listed in the Red List of Threatened Species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the ...

Author(s)
Anna, Z.; Saputra, D. S.
Publisher
Society for Indonesian Biodiversity, Surakata, Indonesia
Citation
Biodiversitas: Journal of Biological Diversity, 2017, 18, 3, pp 1026-1034
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Cover for The tourism industry and shark welfare.

This book chapter poses issues on does the tourism industry have obligations to ensure good welfare of sharks; can the shark cage-diving industry educate the general public about the need to aid the survival of sharks; how does the shark cage-diving tourism industry balance the needs of sharks and...

Author(s)
Chivell, W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Research on the development of marine wildlife tourism has tended to focus on the growth and economic importance of the whale-watching industry and its management via self-regulation. However, a number of other species are also utilized as attractions by the marine wildlife tourism industry....

Author(s)
Dobson, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2006, 3, 1, pp 15-23
Abstract

The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is a popular focal species within the global marine tourism industry. Although this has contributed to increased protection being granted to the species in several countries, tourism itself can be detrimental to the sharks in the absence of appropriate...

Author(s)
Pierce, S. J.; Méndez-Jiménez, A.; Collins, K.; Rosero-Caicedo, M.; Monadjem, A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 2010, 20, 7, pp 782-788
Abstract

Many shark species are highly endangered. The main cause of mortality is fishing. Shark tourism is growing worldwide and has the potential to provide incentive-based conservation for some shark species but fishing remains a major challenge. In the Azores, sharks are still relatively abundant and a...

Author(s)
Bentz, J.; Dearden, P.; Ritter, E.; Calado, H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2014, 10, 1/2, pp 71-83

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