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Tag Archives: Mako Shark

NSU’s GHRI Study Shows Ocean’s Fastest Shark Is Being Threatened By Over Fishing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – More bad news for sharks. A new study using satellite tracking by researchers from Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), the University of Rhode Island and other colleagues shows that the fishing mortality rate of the shortfin mako in the…


Tagged Mako Shark Takes Amazing 13,000 Mile Journey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – A male mako shark named Hell’s Bay has broken a record, traveling more than 13,000 miles, equal to over half-way around the planet, in 600 days. It is the longest track ever in the Atlantic Ocean by a mako shark tagged by…


BREAKING NEWS – NSU to Predict Winner of 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Does the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election have you confused? Tired of hearing the “pundits” pontificate on which candidate is going to win and why? Did the recent debate muddy the waters even more? Well, forget the latest poll and look no further…


Dr. Guy Harvey & Sea World Announce New Venture

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla – SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (SEA) and world-renowned marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey today announced a new partnership focused on ocean health and the plight of sharks in the wild. A major component of this new venture will feature research being conducted by NSU’s Guy Harvey…


Nova Southeastern University & Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts Present Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival

PRESS RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – What do you get when you combine world-class fishing, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and world-renowned conservationist and artist Guy Harvey? A one-of-a-kind marine conservation festival and tournament in the Florida Keys! NSU is proud to be part of the Blazing Mako Tournament &…


NSU Tagged Mako Shark is Media Darling

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Recently one of NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute tagged short-fin mako sharks made her way off the coast of New York City. It was just one stop in an epic journey this little lady has made the past year or so. You can read more…


Mako Shark Giving Regards To Broadway as She Swims off the Coast Of New York City

  NEW YORK, NY – The latest tourist swinging by New York City isn’t there to take a bite out of the “Big Apple” – she’s just visiting. It’s a shortfin mako shark – a juvenile female who is just passing by on her epic travels. Fitted with a sophisticated…


REQUIEM FOR A SHORTFIN MAKO SHARK

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – There’s an old saying that goes: “All Dogs go to Heaven.” We’re now wondering if that also applies to sharks. “St. Mary’s,” a young shortfin mako shark that was caught and tagged last year by researchers at NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI,) has died….


Shark Tagged by NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute Apparently Enjoying Time in Warm, Tropical Waters

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Like his human counterparts, it seems a shortfin mako shark tagged by researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) has decided to visit the tropical waters off Puerto Rico. The shark, dubbed “St. Mary’s” as it’s named for a school in Ohio,…


Sir Richard Branson to Race Guy Harvey – It’s Gonna Be EPIC!

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Renowned marine wildlife artist and conservationist Dr. Guy Harvey and Sir Richard Branson are going to race each other! Well, sort of. They have signed up for the Great Shark Race, and they are challenging others to step up and sponsor a shark in this…


NSU Guy Harvey Research Institute to Conduct One-of-a-Kind Shark Race for Conservation Science

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – On your Mark! Get Set! GO! That’s usually the refrain heard at the start of most races. However, Nova Southeastern University (NSU), the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) are putting on a totally different race. And unlike other…


Be On the LookOut (B.O.L.O.) for Juvenile Male Mako Shark – Hasn’t Been Heard From in About 1 Month

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – It’s been nearly a month since we’ve last heard from one of our tagged sharks, and Nova Southeastern University researchers are a little concerned. Mako Shark:    1-NSU First Tagged:   May 31, 2013 Last “Pinged”: July 10, 2014 Last Location: Between Massachusetts and Nova Scotia Places Visited:…