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NOAA Fisheries Shark Web Site
This site, managed by NOAA Fisheries, provides a vast amount of information regarding sharks, their characteristics and behavior. Users can access information on a variety of shark species including white sharks, tiger sharks, blacktip sharks and bull sharks. Also included is information regarding shark management, shark sciences, reducing risks of shark attack and frequently asked shark questions. Users can also link to external information on shark research and science, tagging, attacks, domestic and international management, identification and general education. This site contains a wealth of information and reflects NOAA Fisheries' commitment to conserving shark populations.
Intended for grade levels:
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Case study
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Biology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on these pages is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-114
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: NOAA Fisheries