Expedition White Shark tracking app
The Marine Conservation Science Institute has launched an app focusing on great white sharks. The app, called Expedition White Shark, includes numerous features that let users learn more about these amazing animals, including the ability for users to track satellite-tagged great whites. The app displays a map with live tracking data for the sharks tagged with real-time tracking devices, so that users can follow these sharks at the same time as the research scientists! The Guadalupe Gallery shows images of all sharks in the Guadalupe Island photo-ID database and the photo gallery has photos and videos showing how the sharks were tagged.
For more information see expeditionwhiteshark.com
New publication reveals the 2-year migration for adult female white sharks in the northeastern Pacific
MCSI develops new methods for tagging adult white sharks
Scientists at MCSI have been working to improve methods for SPOT tagging adult great white sharks. New methods developed, tested and implemented by MCSI involve a device to prevent gut hooking, soft fishing gear to prevent skin abrasions and constant forward movement to fully irrigate the gills. Sharks tagged in this manner, including the largest white shark to ever be SPOT tagged, were far more vigorous upon release than our previous method that lifted the sharks from the water. We strive to constantly improve our methods to do what is best for the sharks and the scientific community.
Global Perspectives on the Biology and Life History of the White Shark
edited by Michael L. Domeier, Marine Conservation Science Institute
$99.95 Special Price $84.96
Cat. #: K12158
ISBN 10: 14398948408
Publication Date: February 14, 2012
Number of Pages: 576 Binding: Hardback
This book incorporates the most important contemporary research papers on white sharks into a single peer-reviewed book. To order click here:
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