Sharks with spectators

Photo credit: Center for Sportfish Science & Conservation

We're studying distribution patterns of sharks relative to oil and gas platforms and natural habitats (e.g., banks) in the Gulf of Mexico using biotelemetry techniques. Our partnership with ocearch ( is ensuring that the public can track these sharks along with us. 

Collaborators: Dr. Greg Stunz (TAMU-CC); Dr. David Wells (TAMUG)

Funding: Texas State Aquarium, multiple private donors