2015 Shark Fest

It’s a shark eat shark world out there. Come take a bite! 

Shark dissection, identification and long lining... Oh my! Dive into the enthralling underwater world through the eyes of the oceans top predators. Visit the top shark fishing hotspots around the Barrier Islands aboard a research vessel. Catch and tag sharks to contribute to ongoing scientific research.

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2015 Summer Camps flyer
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As a participant, you will:

Registration

The fee is $375 per person. A $50 deposit is required with registration. For more information, contact the Marine Education Center by email or call 228.818.8833. For grades 7 - 12.  

Online Registration

2015 Shark Fest Schedule

During Shark Fest, sharks are caught, tagged, and released as part of an ongoing research program at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory.Shark Fest sessions are held on Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Currently scheduled sessions are listed below. We can also create a special session for your group.

 

WLOX News Story

 

 

Shark Fest participants prepare to tag a recently caught shark.

Shark Fest participants prepare to tag a recently caught shark.