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The Sharks Studies Centre - Scientific Institute , a private structure, in scientific coordination with the Universities of Calabria and Siena, carries out study activities on sharks, conservation and teaching, addressed to students, researchers and the general public. The Sharks Studies Centre - Scientific Institute is part of the network of the Tuscan Observatory for Biodiversity promoted by the Tuscany Region, it does not receive public funding and carries out its activities thanks to: revenue of the Posidonia non-profit association , research projects, sponsorships, donations and contributions to take part in expeditions.

Our history


The Sharks Studies Centre - Scientific Institute was founded in 2000 by the will of its founder Micarelli Primo, holder of a Master's degree in Oceanography and Ph. D. in Environmental Science, passionate about marine fauna and flora and in particular way of the sharks. The headquarter of the Sharks Studies Centre - Scientific Institute is located in Tuscany, in Massa Marittima (Loc.Valpiana), at the Mondo Marino Aquarium which provides tanks and materials for the study of sharks.

Staff


Ph.D

Primo Micarelli

Founder of CSS

Ph.D

Emilio Sperone

Co-cofounder of CSS

Volunteers