Between May 9th and 19th, WCS Mozambique and the National Fisheries Research Institute (INP) conducted in the Inhambane Province the data collection of sharks and manta rays using stereo-BRUVs system.
This research was developed along the coast of the Inhambane Province, from the north of Tofo Beach to the south of Závora Beach and involved 4 researchers, two from the WCS and other two from the Fisheries Research National Institute.
The Marine Program in Mozambique has as its general objectives:
Reconciling the development and conservation of biodiversity in Mozambique;
Management of sustainable small-scale fisheries and protection of coral reefs;
Conservation of coastal sharks, manta rays, whales and dolphins; and
Sustainable Management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and support for monitoring.