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MISSION

To conduct research, promote conservation, and provide education for the protection of the marine ecosystems.

We believe in the preservation of our worlds precious resources and that through the protection of the oceans apex predators marine ecosystem balance can be maintained for the benefit of all living things on earth.

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Recent News

Latin American and Caribbean Nations Work Together to Promote 
Sustainable Global Trade of Sharks

Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, 5 December 2013 - More than 70 participants representing 28 countries from Latin America and the Caribbean gathered in Recife, Brazil, from 2 to 4 December to participate in a workshop focused on the implementation of new measures for international trade of five shark species, adopted by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Two Prominent Non-Profit Organizations Join Forces to Study and Save Sharks: You Can Join Too!

This expedition will combine the work of Shark Savers and the "SharksCount" program, and the tagging and monitoring expertise of Fins Attached. You will be able to participate in both aspects of the expedition.  This is your opportunity to have hands-on involvement in conducting shark research! 

Featured Research Expedition
With our research partner PRETOMA


Cocos Island, Costa Rica

June 24 - July 6, 2014

Diving, underwater photo/video, shark and turtle research at its finest.  

 For more information and to register click here.
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Gulf-Wide Decreases in the Size of Large Coastal Sharks Documented by Generations of Fishermen

Shrinking Shark Size? Gulf-Wide Decreases in the Size of Large Coastal Sharks Documented by Generations of Fishermen Those “fish tales” of the huge one that got away so many years ago may not be an exaggeration. A group of scientists, led by Dr. Sean Powers, Senior Marine Scientist, Dauphin Island Sea Lab and Chair and Professor, Department of Marine Sciences, University of South Alabama, have examined 80 years of records from three of the oldest fishing rodeos in the United States, and have seen a marked decrease in the size of certain large coastal sharks.
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