Biodiversity and conservation of elasmobranchs in Watamu Marine National Park, Kenya

Grantee A Rocha Kenya
Location Kenya
Grant Amount 25,000
Duration One year
Type of Grant Small

The overall goal of this project is to enhance conservation of sharks, rays and guitarfish in Watamu Marine National Park. Critically endangered species like Halavi guitarfish have been sighted in the park and it is likely that other species are using the park as a nursery area. The grantee will collect critical data to assist management and provide education locally in schools and through community events.