Creating the next generation of shark advocates through education & outreach. Curriculum, edu. materials, classroom visits & more.. 501 (c) 3 nonprofit

Florida
Joined April 2013
When you finally see a shark in the wild... . . . . . A beautiful grey nurse shark capture by @dave_dives #savethesharks #coexistingwithwildlife #sharks #savesharks #sharkeducation #shark4kids #wildlifewednesday #wildlifevideography #greynurseshark
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#TriviaTuesday Nurse sharks (Ginglymostoma cirratum) are slow-moving bottom-dwellers with strong jaws. These jaws are used to crush some of their favorite prey items. Can you guess what types of prey nurse sharks tend to prefer? 📸: @biminisharkgirl
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#MeetaSharkMonday Learn all about the blackfin gulper shark (Centrophorus isodon) in our latest blog. Amazing image by our friend @bigfishexpeditions sharks4kids.com/post/septemb… #gulpershark #deepseasharks #sharkfacts #savesharks #diversesharks #sharkeducation
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#SharkScienceSunday The @SharkRayAreas ISRA Criteria consider the needs of #sharks, including areas that support: threatened species; species with small geographic ranges; vital life-history functions; distinctive behaviors; high diversity. bit.ly/3QWW6pe
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Our team is excited to attend @SharksInt2022 Who else is going??? si2022.org/ #sharkscience #sharksconservation
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Happy 1st day of SHARKTOBER! To kick off #Sharktober, tell us what is your favorite shark species that isn't as well known as others? #savetheshark#October #first #month #sharktober #sharkeducation #shark4kids #sharklessons #sharkartsaturday #sharklife #halloween
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#FactFriday The blacktip reef shark is one of the three most common sharks inhabiting coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific. The blacktip reef shark may be encountered alone or in small groups; large "social" aggregations have also been observed. 📸: @mermichaela 1w
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#prehistoricthursdayfacts Lets take a dive into the past as we learn about prehistoric sharks that once rule the sea! Second on the list is HELICOPRION #sharkeducation #sharks4kids #prehistoricsharks #megalodon #sharks #savethesharks #sharkfacts #sharklessons
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#wildlifewednesday Did you know the Great White Shark has a stronger bite force than the Saltwater Croc?? #biteforce #sharkfacts #sharkeducation #sharklessons #shark4kids #savethesharks #sharks
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#TriviaTuesday What can a sharks' skin be compared to? A. Waxpaper B. Sandpaper C. Fish Scales D. Fur 📸: @biminisharkgirl Jillian Morris-Brake .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #sharkeducation #sharks #savesharks #marinelife #oceanlife #oceanblue #underwaterphotography
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#MeetASharkMonday Pacific Sleeper Shark: Somniosus pacificus ➡️ A very large, heavy-bodied shark with relatively small fins. ➡️ Lower teeth form a continuous serrated edge ➡️ Pacific Arctic and North Pacific Ocean 📸: @bigfishexpeditions
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#SharkScienceSunday A new study with Manta Project Fiji (@manta.projectfiji) has found the first photographic evidence of oceanic manta rays (Mobula birostris) at two locations in the Fiji islands! Image from visual abstract. Article: bit.ly/3RwKaeK
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Check out this amazing artwork from Elasmo Studio! Artwork created from actual images by marine biologist Clemency White. We are excited to share that a portion of sales between now and the end of Dec. will be donated to our edu & outreach programs. etsy.com/shop/ElasmoStudio
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#FactFriday Each Whale Shark has its own special pattern of dots. It is as unique as a human finger print! Scientist can use these unique patterns to identify a specific individual sharks. This helps them determine the migratory pattern each shark takes. 📸: @alohikaijewelry
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#prehistoricthursdayfacts Lets take a dive into the past as we learn about prehistoric sharks that once rule the sea! First on the list is the Megalodon. #sharkeducation #sharks4kids #prehistoricsharks #megalodon #sharks #savethesharks #sharkfacts #sharklessons
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Meet the Finetooth SharK Photos and Information provided by Florida Muesum and NOAA Fisheries #finetoothshark #smallsharks #sharkfacts #infographic #sharkeducation #sharkscience #shark4kids #nature #savethesharks
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#TriviaTuesday True or False: Sharks are the largest group of cartilaginous fishes (the chondrichthyans). Post your answer in the comments and check back later for the answer :) 📸: @bigfishexpeditions Andy Murch, sharksandrays.com⁠ .
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#MeetASharkMonday Spotted Wobbegong: Orectolobus maculatus ➡️ Light brown w/ dark brown saddles & light brown circles edged w/ small pale spots ➡️ Max. verified length 170cm ➡️ Tropical & temperate seas ➡️ Endemic to Australia ➡️ Up to 37 pups/litter 📸: @bigfishexpeditions
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We love these little sharks!
Just chilling… Small spotted catsharks (Scyliorhinus canicula) pretty much spent most of their time chilling and resting on the seafloor. Making them a good charismatic shark species to film and photograph @SuuntoDivingUK @ScubaverseMedia @OThreeLtd
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Thanks to @suntci for sharing our Lemon Shark Research and Education Project. Excited to get back and continue our work. You can learn more about the project and how you can support it here sharks4kids.com/sharkresearc… #ProjectLemonAid #SharkScience
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