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

Springer II

Tracking Springer II

Species: Bull Shark
Scientific Name: Carcharhinus leucas
Date Tagged: December 4, 2010
Location Tagged: Everglades National Park
Gender: Female
Total Length (TL): 194cm

About Springer II

The Story Behind the Name: Springer II is in named in honor of the Springer Library Advisory Board. Springer adopted a shark to help support shark conservation. SRC researchers have published their work in Springer scientific journals including Environmental Biology of Fishes and Marine Biology.

Satellite Tagging: Springer II 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 Springer II’s movements, which will be updated 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.