Spy on your favorite Tiger, Hammerhead, and Bull sharks in our custom-designed Google Earth interactive map.


Tracking Hermosa

Species: Tiger Shark
Scientific Name: Galeocerdo cuvier
Date Tagged: June 15, 2017
Location Tagged: Northwest Bahamas
Gender: Female
Total Length (TL): 295 cm

About Hermosa

The Story Behind the Name: My name is Jack Dubow. I live in Wakefield, Massachusetts and I am 13-years-old. My uncle, Jack Haley, adopted a shark for me for Christmas. I would like to name the shark after my favorite place to visit, Hermosa Beach.

Adopt-a-Shark: For information on how you can contribute to our shark conservation research by adopting and tracking your own shark, please visit our Adopt a Shark page.

System Requirements

Google Maps renders in all modern browsers and mobile operating systems. For more details visit Google’s map support page to view detailed system requirements.


To animate our interactive shark tracking, play with the time slider tool in the map upper-left. Simply, go to the slider & separate the bottom left & right tabs by ~1/4”. Then click on the leading tab & drag it across the slider; or click play to automatically view tracks.