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World’s Largest Fish and One Tiny Island: Studying Whale Sharks on St. Helena Island

Dr. Alistair Dove, director of research and conservation at Georgia Aquarium recounts his recent expedition to St. Helena Island studying the world’s largest fish – whale sharks. Approximately 2,500 miles east of Rio de Janeiro and just over 1,200 miles west of the African country of Angola, lies St. Helena Island: one of the most…