The Shark Observation Network ® is administered by GEERG
Welcome to the Shark Observation Network
The Shark Observation Network provides a means for divers, marine biologists and naturalists around the world to enter data about shark sightings, including date, time, location, water temperature and other environmental variables. Membership is free for individuals and organisations and all of the data are permanently accessible to all users.
The Shark Observation Network serves as a database for the following organisations:
Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group
Quebec Shark Observatory
Reserva de Sian Ka'an (Tulum, Mexico)
Sevengill Shark Project (San Diego, California)
Shark Identification Network (Grand Manan Whale & Seabird Research Station
Walker Bay Watch: Project Shark Count (South African Shark Conservancy)
If you would like to add an observation for a species that is not yet listed, please contact us and we will create a new file. Go to the photo upload page if you like to make a contribution.
The Shark Observation Network currently has 212 registered members who have posted a total of 1160 observations. There are currently 118 shark and elasmobranch species files on this website.