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

Lone Shark

Tracking Lone Shark

Species: Bull Shark
Scientific Name: Carcharhinus leucas
Date Tagged: January 10, 2012
Location Tagged: Biscayne Bay, FL
Gender: Female
Total Length (TL): 269cm

About Lone Shark

The Story Behind the Name: A group of eight extraordinary gentlemen gathered together to adopt this magnificent Tiger shark. The group is a Young President’s Organization Forum created in 1991, comprised of the following gentlemen:

  1. Leonard Abess, past Chairman and major stockholder of City National BankӬӬ
  2. Joel Altman, Chairman and CEO of The Altman CompaniesӬ
  3. Phil Bakes, past President of Eastern Airlines, currently Chairman and CEO of Snapper Creek Equity Management
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  5. Mark Begelman, past President of Office Depot, currently Chairman and CEO of Markee Music
  6. John Guarino, CEO of the Home Design Store
  7. Alan Levan, Chairman and CEO of Bank AtlanticӬ
  8. Phil McKnight, Chairman and CEO of Energy IQӬ
  9. Steve Riemer, CEO of Riemer Insurance Group

Named in honor of Leonard Abess, retired Chairman of City National Bank, Lone Shark is truly one of a kind.

Satellite Tagging: Lone Shark was carefully tagged with the latest in satellite tag technology providing us with the first opportunity to follow the long term movements of these threatened species. Please keep checking back frequently to follow Lone Shark’s movements, which will be updated every few days as her satellite tag continues to send us real-time tracking data.

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.