Name a Shark

Name your own shark for a small donation, and receive a shout out on our social media.

Name a Tagged Shark


For a small, $25 donation, you can name your own shark and receive the scientific data we collect in the field that is unique to that shark.


You can support our shark research by naming a shark we tag.

When you donate to name a shark, we will tag a shark on your behalf with an identification tag. You will then receive a card with the following information:

  • The name that you choose!
  • Species of shark
  • Size
  • Gender
  • The date that SRC tagged your shark
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    How to donate:

    Step 1
    Click the ‘Donate Now’ Button here.
    Step 2
    Under the designated drop-down menu, select the Shark Conservation Program.
    Step 3
    Fill in your information and the $25 donation, specifying in the comments sections “Name a Shark”
    Step 4
    Email Dr. Neil Hammerschlag to learn more about your shark.
    Tax Deductible — The University of Miami is a Florida not-for-profit corporation and all donations are tax deductible as appropriate by law.