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


Tracking MAZ

Species: Tiger Shark
Scientific Name: Galeocerdo cuvier
Date Tagged: September 5, 2011
Location Tagged: Hawaii
Gender: Female
Total Length (TL): 285cm

About MAZ

The Story Behind the Name: Mary Ann Zirelli is the woman responsible for engaging SRC in this Oracle event. She has the biggest heart of anyone you could ever meet. There is no creature she doesn’t love or care about.

Satellite Tagging: MAZ 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 MAZ’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.