Sharks play an essential rol in the health of our oceans

Our work

The Dutch Shark Society works with a number of organisations, publications and people.

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Currently, we are working on the following projects:

  • De Grote Eikapseljacht (Great Eggcase Hunt),, in collaboration with the British Shark Trust
  • Documentation for recreational anglers and professional fisheries: ID card, fact sheets in Dutch (together with a.o. Sportvisserij Nederland)
  • Publications in diving magazine Onderwatersport about Elasmobranchs and citizen science
  • Several publications on catch and release angling projects, diving, biology, television and radio interviews
  • Supply of images and videos to several research organisations and NGO’s, students and teachers
  • Shark Tagging in the Dutch Waddenzee (with de Waddenvereniging and Nederlandse Elasmobranchen Vereniging)
  • Sharks and Rays Back into the North Sea! with the Dutch Worldwide Fund for Nature
  • On request, the Society gives presentations on sharks and rays, with images, information and video.

    Interested? Drop us a line!

    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!
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