Saving Hammerheads along the Baja Peninsula

Shark Stewards has joined Pelgios Kakunja to develop a protected migratory swim-way that connects critical nursery and aggregation areas like Las Animas along the eastern peninsula. We are also working with local communities and artisanal shark fishermen to develop sustainable ecotourism between Cabo Pulmo and Loreto to support a no-fishing zone, to allow endangered hammerhead sharks to recover.

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Hammerhead Sharks Nearly Gone From Sea of Cortez

Scalloped hammerhead sharks have nearly disappeared completely from most of the Gulf of California (also known as the Sea of Cortez) a new scientific study finds. The study reported that Scalloped hammerhead sharks, once common, are now nearly absent, especially from seamounts where they once proliferated.

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Shark Diving Tourism: Good or Bad?

Shark-diving tourism can be a controversial issue. Images of svelte, swimming females fending off assertive tiger sharks, armored divers hand -feeding bull sharks for tourists, and shots of white sharks slamming into cages: these scenes are not aways favorable for the average diver, or even the sharks.

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Dive in With Sharks at SCUBA Show

Join the Shark Stewards team at SCUBA Show Long Beach learning about sharks and the importance of shark diving to conservation, including a conversation on the recent developments at Guadalupe Island. Visit us at our booth, number 752. Volunteers welcome!

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Mexico Closes Down Great White Shark Cage Diving

Not perfect, shark dive ecotourism can have negative impacts on shark behavior, with potential injury and impacts of a threatened species, including energetic and reproductive impacts. However, proper oversight by SEMARNAT, the benefit to the Mexican economy, science, and the ambassadorship that shark tourism provides, exceeds the potential harm to sharks, and may be the best solution to save and better understand them scientifically.

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Sevengill Shark Science

Join Shark Stewards on our SharkWatch community science and education program live on Zoom.

Learn about the mysterious sevengill sharks, their biology, natural history and the sharkwatch program.

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SCUBA Show with Sharks

Scuba Show is back! After an extended COVID safety stop, Shark Stewards returns in-person to the Long Beach Convention Center this May at booth 625.

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