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Red Sea Life
a manta swooping through the snappers in 1999
Image: Alex Mustard
spawning every day, while larger species tend to save it up for one comes along with a big net and in a few years the population is
big bang each year. as a result mating aggregations of thousands of gone. the ras mohammed national park deserves a lot of credit
large fish can be one of the most spectacular sights in the underwater for protecting the aggregations from fishing and also for allowing
world; some fish migrating hundreds of kilometres to get involved. so many people to experience the spectacle year after year. i have
this is why protecting these aggregations is so important. they enjoyed spreading this good news story to whoever will listen, from
represent the entire adult population from a large area and also the school children to Queen elizabeth and the Duke of edinburgh. the
future of the species in the region. schools of ras mohammed have had me in their addictive grasp for
much of my life. thanks to the efforts of the national park, i know i will
in this regard, ras mohammed has become a real conservation be able to enjoy diving with them for years to come.
success story. many fish species all around the world aggregate to
spawn, but usually as soon as people find out about it, someone www.amustard.com
a pair of snappers taken in1998.
Image: Alex Mustard
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