SHARKS and Rays OF THE BAHAMAS
Located in the Atlantic Ocean, the island nation of The Bahamas is home to over 40 species of sharks and rays. In 2011 The Bahamas established a shark sanctuary, prohibiting the landing or possession of sharks and shark parts. The Bahamas is arguably “The Shark Diving Capital of the World,” with people traveling from across the globe to see these amazing animals up close. A study released in 2017 found that sharks and rays generation $113.8 million USD annually through eco-tourism.
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