SharkBase is a global shark* encounter database helping to map the distribution and structure of shark* populations worldwide. Please get involved and become a Citizen Shark Scientist by submitting your past, present, and future shark* encounters to SharkBase. Even if you have never seen a shark in the wild, you can still contribute to SharkBase by submitting sightings that you see in the news or on the internet. For more information, watch the video below and check out the links at the top of the page.
(*Includes all sharks, rays, and chimaeras)
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Metadata last updated on 2018-10-11 23:24:50.0