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


Tracking Joseph

Species: Tiger Shark
Scientific Name: Galeocerdo cuvier
Date Tagged: May 14, 2014
Location Tagged: Tiger Beach, Bahamas
Total Length: 300 cm
Sex: Female

About Joseph

The Story Behind the Name: The tiger shark to me is like Joseph because it has a technicolor dream coat so the name is very fitting. They are also both survivors.”

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.