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Whale Watching Marine Science

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[caption id="attachment_1867" align="alignright" width="225"] A participant helping out on data collection.[/caption] BIOSEAN is a project that combines whale watching and marine sciences in Tenerife, through the participation of people (citizen science), students and researchers. Every day we go out to sea with two main objectives: to collect scientific data from our whale watching tours, and to show our clients the wonders of southern Tenerife, with an educational approach, respect for local fauna, conservation, and dissemination of the marine ecosystem. Our research is largely funded through whale watching tours, but we also receive research funds through agreements signed with universities and research centers. These studies allow us to understand marine fauna, and especially cetaceans, thus having useful tools to propose management, conservation and dissemination measures for the marine environment. Our whale…
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