January 17, 2024

Bringing the Ocean to the Classroom: A Conversation with a Teacher and OCEARCH Education Ambassador

We had the pleasure of speaking with Kara Lawless, a passionate high school science teacher and Education Ambassador for OCEARCH. Kara has been working closely with OCEARCH to bring marine…
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December 2, 2023

OCEARCH to Launch Shark Research Expedition from New Home at Mayport

OCEARCH Founder Chris Fischer and Jacksonville University President Tim Cost will gather local and state delegation to celebrate On November 27, 2023, OCEARCH will launch Expedition Southeast, its 46th ocean…
October 25, 2023

Not So Spooky Sea Creatures!

No Tricks, Just Treats! We’re sharing some of our favorite sea creatures that embrace the Halloween Spirit. #FactsOverFear Halloween Moon Crab (Gecarcinus lateralis) The Halloween Moon Crab, nicknamed for its…
October 16, 2023

Shark Teeth Identification

Each species of shark has unique and distinct teeth that allow them to survive and thrive in their environment. Their teeth are designed to help catch and eat their specific…
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September 19, 2023

OCEARCH’s Next Steps Against Combating Illegal Wildlife Trading

OCEARCH recently secured a $100,000 grant to combat illegal trafficking of shark fins and meat through the use of rapid, inexpensive DNA technology. Currently the customs agencies of five countries…
August 14, 2023

Meet the Faces Behind OCEARCH

  Chris Fischer Founder & Expedition Leader Chris Fischer, founder of OCEARCH, is extremely passionate about the ocean. After running a successful T.V. show on ESPN, Chris pivoted to ocean conservation.…
June 28, 2023

OCEARCH’s Beach Safety Tips

Assess Water Conditions Pay Attention to Lifeguard Warnings: Check the lifeguard stands at the beach, before you go into the water, to see if there are any precautions posted for…
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April 25, 2023

OCEARCH’S 45th Expedition: Expedition Northbound

White sharks are heading north soon and OCEARCH is headed with them. OCEARCH is embarking on Expedition Northbound, its 45th ocean research expedition that will help further their knowledge on…
February 2, 2023

It’s an OCEARCH Valentine’s Day!

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. Sharks are important and so are you! As apex predators, sharks are a vital part of our marine ecosystem. They keep balance and abundance in…
January 10, 2023


When we study our sharks on the lift of the M/V OCEARCH we collect 8 different samples and attach up to 4 types of tags to support 24 research projects…
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December 9, 2022

Landmark Study of Atlantic White Shark Movements Published by OCEARCH & Its Collaborators

In a new peer-reviewed paper published in the scientific journal Frontiers in Marine Science, OCEARCH and its collaborative research team, for the first time, provide a comprehensive analysis of the…
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November 28, 2022

OCEARCH Embarks on Expedition Southbound, Bringing Unprecedented White Shark Research off the Coast of the Southeast United States

Alongside 45 collaborators from 30 research institutions, the organization will collect data to support 24 science projects that will help solve, for the first time, the life history puzzle of…
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November 16, 2022

OCEARCH Launches Shark Hero Sweepstakes

Sharks are our oceans’ heroes, maintaining balance and abundance in their ecosystem. OCEARCH is celebrating these heroes with a Shark Hero Sweepstakes that will allow us to learn more about…
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November 8, 2022

OCEARCH-Funded Project Uses DNA to Combat Illegal Trade of Aquatic Wildlife

With funding by the nonprofit organization OCEARCH, a new project to detect illegal trade in sharks and other marine and freshwater wildlife provides a vital tool in the global effort…
October 12, 2022

OCEARCH Tags, Samples, and Releases 10 White Sharks During Ocean Research Expedition in Nova Scotia

OCEARCH recently embarked on their 42nd Ocean Research Expedition in the waters off of Nova Scotia where they were successfully able to sample, tag, and release 10 white sharks.  The…
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August 10, 2022

OCEARCH Launches Meet a Shark Sweepstakes, Giving individuals the opportunity to Join Them on An Upcoming Shark Research Expedition

You have a chance to join the OCEARCH crew aboard the M/V OCEARCH for the unique opportunity to meet a white shark on an upcoming ocean research expedition. Explore new…
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February 28, 2022

Are the Waters Off the Carolinas a White Shark Mating Site? OCEARCH Embarks on Expedition to Collect the Final Data Needed to Confirm Where and When White Sharks Mate.

OCEARCH is returning to the waters off the Carolinas to embark on their 43rd ocean research expedition. Alongside 43 collaborators from 30 research institutions, the organization will collect data to…
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January 27, 2022

OCEARCH and Rogue Sharks Announce New Strategic Partnership to Protect Our Oceans

OCEARCH, a global non profit conducting unprecedented research on our oceans’ sharks and Rogue Sharks, a Solana NFT project and lifestyle brand, have created an innovative and  strategic partnership to…
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December 13, 2021

There’s Not More Sharks on the East Coast, There’s More Tagged Sharks

There’s Not More Sharks on the East Coast, There’s More Tagged Sharks “Sharks are Amassing the East Coast” is what a viral tweet stated on December 1, 2021 along with…
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September 3, 2021

OCEARCH is Bringing Advanced White Shark Research Back to Nova Scotia as They Embark On Their 42nd Ocean Research Expedition

OCEARCH’s premier tracking studies and previous expeditions have shown that the waters off Nova Scotia are a critical location this time of year for Northwest Atlantic white sharks. This is…


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