The mission of GEERG and of the Quebec Shark Observatory
is to study the Greenland shark and other northern species to advance scientific knowledge on sharks, skates and rays, and to promote shark awareness, conservation, and sustainable fishing practices. Our research procedures are entirely non-lethal
since we believe that information obtained by killing sharks is available through other means. The results of our work are made available to the general public, in particular to academic institutions, schools and museums. Sharks are crucial to the world ocean's equilibrium. Unfortunately, poor research funding, overfishing, and the overall negative public perception on sharks...