Whale Shark Project

Presenter: Mohammed Al-Jaidah, Ministry of Environment

Mr. Mohammed Al-Jaidah is a Colonel in the Qatar Air Force. For the past 7 years he was seconded to the Ministry of Environment as head of Environmental Protection Department. In his position as marine specialist he advised the Minister and directed many special research project, including the Qatar Whale Shark project, a collaboration effort with Maersk Oil Research and Technology Centre at QSTP. Mohammed helped identify, track and observe feeding habits of these fascinating creatures in the Arabian Gulf. He will share some research  findings and preservation efforts in his presentation.