Shark Foundation Programs

Shak Week  

Shark Week program

Shark week includes 5-6 days of diving at some of the best sites in Palau, evening lectures by various experts, conservation advocates and sponsors, video presentations. Read more...
     
Shark Tagging SYstem  

Shark Tagging program

The shark tagging program includes tagging of sharks with acoustic and satellite tags, deploying acoustic loggers around Palau’s reefs, collecting measurements and DNA samples from tagged sharks. Read more...
     
 

Shark Photo ID program

Identifying sharks is definitive to understanding sharks and their behaviour. Being able to identify a particular shark at a particular dive site can help us gain better knowledge of their journeys and natural habits which including feeding. Read more...
     
 

Shark Count program

As part of our scientific research program the Micronesian Shark Foundation has been collecting shark count data for the past 2 years. This data has been collected by tour operators in Palau and the program is now extending to other islands in Micronesia. Read more...
     
 

School Education program

The Micronesian Shark Foundation has made presentations to the Honorable Johnson Toribiong, Palau's current president, the Counsel of Traditional Chiefs, board members from the Palau Visitor's Authority (PVA), Belau Tourism Association (BTA) board members and general membership, the Explorers Club and Oceanic Society Groups. Read more...