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Shark tagging??

Migration of tigersharks (research Guy Harvey Institute, professor Mahmood Shivji)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many research projects are focused on tracking sharks and rays. The objective of is research is data collection about habitat and migration patterns to support conservation of species, by f.i. restricting allowable catches, protect the habitat itself by restricting access of construction and development. Restricting fishing quota for adult individuals is not sufficient: the protection of breeding areas is crucial as well. Several shark and ray species begin their independent lives in mangrove swamps, estuaries, shallow coastal areas, that are unfortunately frequently destroyed for tourist development projects or polluted by sewage.

But how does this work? Read all about it at our info page:

http://www.dutchsharksociety.org/tagging/

Inserting a longlife tag into a grey reef sharks (research of Micronesian Shark Foundation / Australian Institute of Marine Science, picture Peter Verhoog, Dutch Shark Society)

 

 

In our video gallery, you can watch several video clips about shark tagging:

http://www.dutchsharksociety.org/shark-and-ray-videos/

 

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