February 2017 Shark of the Month: Scalloped Hammerhead

February 2017 Shark of the Month: Scalloped Hammerhead

Scalloped Hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini) Key Features Hammerhead sharks are iconic with their hammer-shaped head! What distinguishes the scalloped hammerhead from their other species in the genus is their scalloped shaped cephalofoil (i.e. their hammerhead), which has a prominent grove in […]
Shark Education Ambassador Jessica Woodend

Shark Education Ambassador Jessica Woodend

Jessica is a traveling naturalist with the Chewonki Foundation in Wiscasset, Maine. She teaches students around the state about wildlife and why it is important. Jessica wanted to include sharks and ocean education in this program and we are thrilled […]
Meet Marine Biologist Vicky Vasquez

Meet Marine Biologist Vicky Vasquez

Vicky Vasquez is a graduate student at the Pacific Shark Research Center. She is studying the spatial and temporal distribution of Soupfin sharks (Galeorhinus galeus) in San Francisco Bay. She finds this work really exciting because the Golden Gate Bridge […]
Shark Education Ambassador Tyler Mahler

Shark Education Ambassador Tyler Mahler

Tyler is an avid diver, underwater photographer and also works with disabled veterans, helping them explore the ocean through Scuba. We are thrilled to welcome Tyler to the team. He will be visiting schools in South Florida, so message us […]
Shark Education: Meet Underwater Photographer Chris Knight

Shark Education: Meet Underwater Photographer Chris Knight

Chris Knight is using his underwater photography to spread shark education and awareness and we are thrilled to share his story. You can follow his adventures on Instagram or his WEBSITE. Chris has also created SHARK INSPIRED to support conservation […]
Shark Ambassador Angela Warrior

Shark Ambassador Angela Warrior

We met Angie while share was volunteering at the Bimini Biological Field Station and loved her enthusiasm. Angie has worked on ocean education programs around the world and was keen to take shark education back to the UK, where she […]
Shark Education Ambassador Dan Abbott

Shark Education Ambassador Dan Abbott

Dan Abbott is an amazing drummer, but he is also extremely passionate about sharks, shark diving and shark education. After a 2 month internship with White Shark Africa, he returned to the team to work as a conservation and media […]
Shark Education Ambassador Gabriel Jensen

Shark Education Ambassador Gabriel Jensen

Gabe has been working with our team for a while, so we are really excited to share his shark story. Gabe is absolute waterman and loves sharing the oceans and the outdoors with people. When not working in the world […]
January 2017 Shark of the Month

January 2017 Shark of the Month

 Spurdog (Spiny dogfish) Squalus acanthias   Key features: The slender looking spiny dogfish is distinguished from other species within the spurdog family by their two spines located at the front of each dorsal fin (two in total) and the absence […]
Shark Education: Meet Underwater Photographer Rodney Bursiel

Shark Education: Meet Underwater Photographer Rodney Bursiel

Rodney Bursiel leaned to scuba dive at the age of 10 and after years working in various fields from geological surveys to computers, he found his way back to the ocean. Rodney is a very talented photographer and we are […]