Your photos will help identify and protect sand tiger sharks.

How it works

1043 identified sharks

1384 reported sightings

photo credit Jim Dodd

Why we do this

“The more we learn about these amazing sharks, the better we can support their conservation here and around the world.”
~ Hap Fatzinger, Director of the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher

I want to know more

Encounters around the world

How can I help?

If you don't have any images to share, there are other ways to help

Adopt a Sand Tiger Shark

  • Support sand tiget shar research programs
  • Receive email updates when we resight your adopted animal
  • Display your photo and a quote on the animal's page in our database
Learn more about adopting an individual animal in our study

Meet an adopter:Amy Paur