Photographing our Seas: Whale Sharks and Mudskippers

Unbeknownst to many, the Middle East is home to some of the world's most remarkable marine ecosystems. But amid photographing juvenile whale sharks and fantastical mudskippers, National Geographic photographer Thomas Peschak comes across a devastating shark-meat trade. 

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