// This is the name of the shark we wish to display its track
sharkName = ‘maz’;
Scientific Name: Galeocerdo cuvier
Date Tagged: September 5, 2011
Location Tagged: Hawaii
Total Length (TL): 285cm
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.
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.