Sharks play an essential rol in the health of our oceans

Welcome to the Dutch Shark Society!

The Dutch Shark Society wants to a play an active communication role between science and public by supporting, documenting and visualizing scientific research and citizen science, and developing media initiatives through photography and video through this platform.

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Sign our petition for a prohibition of landing Dutch Sharks!

Sharks due not have any commercial value in Dutch fisheries. Unfortunately, the Dutch authorities have come up with a policy, that could be disastrous for sharks: the discard ban, to be introduced in phases, could cause the unnecessary death of these vulnerable species, that can survive catch and release. Most commercial fishers do not support this new measure. Sign our petition here . Thank you!

Last news

A shark dissection dissected!

By Dorien Schröder, marine biologist and educator of Dutch Shark Society Recently, I did a shark dissection and as I had such an interested audience […]

How does a shark look – on the inside???

Some time ago, we were alerted that during a beach patrol in the South of Holland, Zeeland, a dead small spotted catshark was found. We […]

Petition on line!

Our first petition is now online and can be signed.   Sharks are essential for the health of our oceans. The new discard ban could […]

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Download our last free shark poster here.

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All donations will only be used for the actual activities of the Dutch Shark Society, which is a registered charity in the Netherlands. Gifts can be tax deductable.

Or transfer your donation to: "Dutch Shark Society" IBAN NL87 TRIO 0776 4826 96 BIC/SWIFT : TRIONL2U

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Book a presentation

You can book an exciting presentation about shark education, shark research with video and photos.
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Contact info

You can contact us at +31 (0) 6 12195593 Or per email at:

Partner organisations

De Dutch Shark Society is proud to be a partner of several organisations. Check out our Mission page!