Satellite Tag Deployment 02/07/2010

February 7th, 2010 Today was an amazing day for the RJ Dunlap Shark Program.  As usual, the day started off with a morning of excitement, getting all the gear loaded onto the boat.  The kids were chattering and joking about what shark they were going to see first, most kids wanted to see the Great […]

Fantastic Shark Trip 02/06/2010

February 6, 2010 Hello!  My name is Adam Matulik, a senior intern for the shark program.  I have been working with the shark program since April 2007, helping Dr. Hammerschlag with anything from counting and identifying fish species, pulling seine nets, and helping with improving handling methods.  I am also a graduate student at Nova […]

First trip for R.J. Dunlap Shark Program 02/05/2010

I don’t think I really realized how much I missed “sharking” over winter break until we had that first nurse shark secured to the back of the boat.   That frenzy feeling filled the air as all the kids buzzed with their designated instruments clenched in their hands. It is truly a remarkable experience to […]

New R.J. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program at University of Miami Fosters Ocean Science for Future Generations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New R.J. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program at University of Miami Fosters Ocean Science for Future Generations Shark expert Hammerschlag to lead program to promote interest in research and conservation, provide hands-on learning opportunities for students Photo by: Eric Cheng MIAMI — January 18, 2010 — The University of Miami (UM) today announced […]

RJ Dunlap Director on History Channel – Jan 13 @ 9 pm

Dr. Neil Hammerschlag, RJ Dunlap Director, will be featured on an upcoming I will be featured TV show on History Channel…Wednesday January 13th at 9pm eastern/8pm CST for the two hour special of MonsterQuest. The episode, “Jaws: The Silent Killer” The show will feature some of the latest Great White Shark Research recently published by […]

New Publication on Fish Seine Research in Biscayne Bay

I would like to inform you of a new scientific publication based on our research that will be published in the journal “Marine Ecology.” The article titled “Nocturnal Fish Utilization of a Subtropical Mangrove-Seagrass Ecotone” is based on research we did at night in Biscayne Bay (Florida), surveying fish distributions using seine nets. A PDF […]