Oceanic Whitetip Shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) Silky Shark (Carcharhinus falciformis) Grey Reef Shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos) Scalloped Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrna lewini) Pelagic Thresher Shark (Alopias pelagicus) Whitetip Reef Shark (Triaenodon obesus)

Welcome to Red Sea Sharks...

... an organization dedicated to the shark species of the Red Sea. Find information on their biology, behaviour, ongoing research efforts and how you can support these efforts.

Browse our online photo-ID database, submit your images of Red Sed sharks, or find your favourite item in our online shop.

Adopt one of our sharks or donate to our cause, which is to collect scientific data and raise awareness about Red Sea sharks, and the plight of sharks around the globe.

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All Time Sighting Data

This shows the proportion of monitoring dives where species have been sighted on particular reefs.

More detailed data is collected by our volunteers than appears here. This data will be analysed and used to drive shark conservation in the Red Sea in the future. If you are a researcher who would like access to this data, please contact us.

For more detailed analytics (based on months/reefs)

Latest Photo-Identified Sharks

These are some of the latest sharks from our catalogue to be spotted. Click on them to find out more about the individual.

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Oceanic Whitetip
511
Big Brother
2015-12-29
Adam West
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Oceanic Whitetip
826
Big Brother
2015-12-29
Adam West
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Oceanic Whitetip
825
Big Brother
2015-12-29
Ivy Tiam
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Oceanic Whitetip
801
Big Brother
2015-12-29
Luke Vaughan
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Oceanic Whitetip
806
Big Brother
2015-12-29
Luke Vaughan

Red Sea Sharks Bulletin

Latest Database Stats

33826 images and video clips - 923 contributing photographers - 889 individuals identified - 3 species catalogued.

Most Recent News

22nd March 2016: Project Shark Weeks in Egypt online!

All scheduled Project Shark Weeks in the Egyptian Red Sea are now online, just click on the 'About us' -tab on top of the page, then scroll down and hit the 'Future Trips' button! Join us! :-)

17th September 2015: Shark weeks in the Maldives in December 2015!!!

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How about a shark week of a different kind?

There is still some spaces on two PROJECT SHARK weeks in the Maldives in December 2015!

If you are interested in joining me, check the blue o two website at http://www.blueotwo.com/Schedules-and-Prices-Liveaboards-Maldives, and click on M/Y blue Voyager. newsimage

And here are a couple of pictures I took in the Maldives last December... just a little teaser!

24th April 2015: First shark week of the year!

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First the good news:

The silkies are back! Had at least 4 in Daedalus underneath the boats... plus 5 friendly hammerheads up along the north-eastern wall.

Add some oceanic whitetip shark action at Brothers, single thresher shark sightings, and the result is a great week!

If it wasn't for this one oceanic whitetip shark with the largest hook I have come across in the last 11 years stuck in its upper jaw...

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