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

Shred

Tracking Shred

Species: Tiger Shark Scientific Name: Galeocerdo cuvier Date Tagged: April 26, 2015 Location Tagged: Key Biscayne Deep Reef Total Length: 270 cm Sex: Female

About Shred

The Story Behind the Name: Shred is the official shark of Hashtag Board Co., and serves as a real-life inspiration for understanding and conserving sharks around the world. As apex predators, sharks control marine food webs and help keep oceans healthy – the same oceans that we as humans depend on for food, oxygen, and livelihoods. Shred was tagged by University of Miami scientists in late April 2015, and she will continue her journey throughout the Atlantic Ocean, providing important real-time data on tiger shark behavior that will be used to aid in conservation efforts for these threatened marine predators. Shred is the real-life shark spokesperson for the 2015 Hashtag Board Co Shark Week Campaign, which seeks to raise funds for the collective conservation efforts of Beneath the Waves, an official partner of Hashtag, and the University of Miami Shark Research Program. 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.

Instructions

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.