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Completed Projects of the Shark Foundation

The Foundation globally supports Shark Preservation projects. Below you find some important completed projects since 1997.

Angel sharks of the Canary Islands

Angel sharks are critically endangered. Some still live in the Canary Islands region. The study will identify their nurseries and analyze relationships using molecular genetic methods. Photo ©...
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Three shark documentaries

Any well made and interesting photo documentations in the media can help improve the bad image of the sharks. The highly renowned animal and underwater photographer Steve de Neef (Maine, USA) has...
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Molecular identification of shark species

Are these bodies and fins from protected sharks? Often not even shark experts can determine exactly what kind of shark species the products stem from. Prof. Mahmood Shivji's laboratory is developing...
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Basking sharks in England

Basking sharks can grow to more than 10 meters in length, yet these peaceful giants feed exclusively on plankton. They are listed on the IUCN Red List, in the appendices of CITES and the CMS as...
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Short Projects Bimini

For decades, the SharkLab on Bimini (Bahamas) has offered young researchers the opportunity to work with sharks or do an internship as part of their bachelor, master or doctoral thesis. Especially...
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Bullshark Nurseries Fiji

The bull shark population in Fiji has already been well studied. This project focuses on researching nurseries in Fiji's Rewa, Sigatoka and Navua river systems and the populations of bull sharks in...
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Bull Sharks Fiji

Bull sharks are at home in warmer regions around the world. They occur in brackish water and even in fresh water. As one of the few large shark species, they like to stay close to the shore and can...
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Shark trade in Greece

The Mediterranean Sea around Greece hosts a remarkable biodiversity of sharks, skates and rays. Thyrty-seven shark species have been confirmed in Greek waters so far, but little species specific...
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Migrations and Thermoregulation of Nurse Sharks

Nurse sharks visit the very warm waters around the Dry Tortugas (Florida) in June/July for mating. Tagged males are sighted annually, females only every 2 or 3 years. Surprisingly, some nurse sharks...
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Lemon sharks Jupiter (Florida)

Off Jupiter on the east coast of Florida, a large number of adult lemon sharks gather regularly in winter. The reason for this is unknown. An analysis of these aggregations could provide important...
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Completed Projects of the Shark Foundation

The Foundation globally supports Shark Preservation projects. Below you find some important completed projects since 1997.

Angel sharks of the Canary Islands

Angel sharks are critically endangered. Some still live in the Canary Islands region. The study will identify their nurseries and analyze relationships using molecular genetic methods. Photo ©...

Three shark documentaries

Any well made and interesting photo documentations in the media can help improve the bad image of the sharks. The highly renowned animal and underwater photographer Steve de Neef (Maine, USA) has...

Molecular identification of shark species

Are these bodies and fins from protected sharks? Often not even shark experts can determine exactly what kind of shark species the products stem from. Prof. Mahmood Shivji's laboratory is developing...

Basking sharks in England

Basking sharks can grow to more than 10 meters in length, yet these peaceful giants feed exclusively on plankton. They are listed on the IUCN Red List, in the appendices of CITES and the CMS as...

Short Projects Bimini

For decades, the SharkLab on Bimini (Bahamas) has offered young researchers the opportunity to work with sharks or do an internship as part of their bachelor, master or doctoral thesis. Especially...

Bullshark Nurseries Fiji

The bull shark population in Fiji has already been well studied. This project focuses on researching nurseries in Fiji's Rewa, Sigatoka and Navua river systems and the populations of bull sharks in...

Bull Sharks Fiji

Bull sharks are at home in warmer regions around the world. They occur in brackish water and even in fresh water. As one of the few large shark species, they like to stay close to the shore and can...

Shark trade in Greece

The Mediterranean Sea around Greece hosts a remarkable biodiversity of sharks, skates and rays. Thyrty-seven shark species have been confirmed in Greek waters so far, but little species specific...

Migrations and Thermoregulation of Nurse Sharks

Nurse sharks visit the very warm waters around the Dry Tortugas (Florida) in June/July for mating. Tagged males are sighted annually, females only every 2 or 3 years. Surprisingly, some nurse sharks...

Lemon sharks Jupiter (Florida)

Off Jupiter on the east coast of Florida, a large number of adult lemon sharks gather regularly in winter. The reason for this is unknown. An analysis of these aggregations could provide important...

Completed Projects of the Shark Foundation

The Foundation globally supports Shark Preservation projects. Below you find some important completed projects since 1997.

Angel sharks of the Canary Islands

Angel sharks are critically endangered. Some still live in the Canary Islands region. The study will identify their nurseries and analyze relationships using molecular genetic methods. Photo ©...

Three shark documentaries

Any well made and interesting photo documentations in the media can help improve the bad image of the sharks. The highly renowned animal and underwater photographer Steve de Neef (Maine, USA) has...

Molecular identification of shark species

Are these bodies and fins from protected sharks? Often not even shark experts can determine exactly what kind of shark species the products stem from. Prof. Mahmood Shivji's laboratory is developing...

Basking sharks in England

Basking sharks can grow to more than 10 meters in length, yet these peaceful giants feed exclusively on plankton. They are listed on the IUCN Red List, in the appendices of CITES and the CMS as...

Short Projects Bimini

For decades, the SharkLab on Bimini (Bahamas) has offered young researchers the opportunity to work with sharks or do an internship as part of their bachelor, master or doctoral thesis. Especially...

Bullshark Nurseries Fiji

The bull shark population in Fiji has already been well studied. This project focuses on researching nurseries in Fiji's Rewa, Sigatoka and Navua river systems and the populations of bull sharks in...

Bull Sharks Fiji

Bull sharks are at home in warmer regions around the world. They occur in brackish water and even in fresh water. As one of the few large shark species, they like to stay close to the shore and can...

Shark trade in Greece

The Mediterranean Sea around Greece hosts a remarkable biodiversity of sharks, skates and rays. Thyrty-seven shark species have been confirmed in Greek waters so far, but little species specific...

Migrations and Thermoregulation of Nurse Sharks

Nurse sharks visit the very warm waters around the Dry Tortugas (Florida) in June/July for mating. Tagged males are sighted annually, females only every 2 or 3 years. Surprisingly, some nurse sharks...

Lemon sharks Jupiter (Florida)

Off Jupiter on the east coast of Florida, a large number of adult lemon sharks gather regularly in winter. The reason for this is unknown. An analysis of these aggregations could provide important...

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