Thresher Shark Indonesia

Thresher Shark Indonesia was founded in 2018. Our work aims to protect endangered pelagic thresher shark (Alopias pelagicus) in Alor Island, Indonesia through investigating the critical habitat, socio-economic importance of the species for the community and conservation outreach to local schools. We combine research and community engagement to inform policy decision for local protection of the species

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Read more about our latest work; from tagging the first thresher shark with a satellite tag, visiting local schools to tell thresher shark storybook to meeting with Regent Government of Alor.

Tuna Processing Training: Traditional Smoked Fish from Kokar Village Ready for the Dinner Table

The Kokar Village Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) group participated in a tuna product diversification training organized by Thresher Shark Indonesia. This was the third training session focusing on developing processed tuna fish products and introducing new innovations such as smoked fish (se'i ikan) and dried fish. The training was held on June 20-21,…

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Keep Learning! The Weaving Group of Lewalu Village Participates in Thresher Shark Pattern Weaving Training

Alor - The mothers' group of Lewalu Village recently participated in a capacity-building training for weavers organized by Thresher Shark Indonesia. This training involved five participants from Lewalu Village: Saleha Tahing, Suratna Soma, Ratna Bali, Rajia Muring, and Sakinah Masa. It took place over one day at the Gunung Mako Weaving Group Secretariat in Hula…

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Lewalu Village’s Signature Shredded Tuna and Corn Granola Now Available in Kalabahi Mini Markets

Alor - Recently, the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Satu Hati from Lewalu Village made a breakthrough by introducing their products to minimarkets in Kalabahi, Alor Regency. This provides convenience for those who wish to purchase various delicious and healthy local food products from MSME Satu Hati. Now, Alor residents can find them at…

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