Scientific
expeditions

The expeditions are addressed primarily to university students, researchers, teachers, divers and shark enthusiasts and are aimed at collecting scientific data, in collaboration with Universities (Unical Cosenza and Unisi Siena ITA, Stellenbosch South Africa, La Paz Mexico .
Since 2000 the staff of the Sharks Studies Centre - Scientific Institute has traveled to South Africa to study the Great White Shark and collect data on the ecology and ethology of this fascinating animal.
Since 2016 the staff of the Sharks Studies Centre - Scientific Institute has also moved to Djibouti and Madagascar for the study of the Whale shark. The research focuses on the collection of ethological and ecological feeding data, from 2018 a new Project has been activated about the Grey Reef sharks Nursery surveys in Madagascar.
These are not holiday trips but scientific-educational expeditions aimed at collecting data and all participants contribute to the costs needed to rent the research boat, scientific equipment, transport, transfers, logistics, including donation to the CSS for its operation. In each section in-depth information on the species subject of study and link publications made by the CSS team

Expeditions


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Expeditions archive


2019
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA APRIL


B) EXPEDITION GREY REEF SHARKS MADAGASCAR MAY


C) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHALE SHARK MADAGASCAR NOVEMBER-DECEMBER


2018
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA
MOSSELBAY MARCH

MOSSELBAY AND GANSBAAI APRIL


B) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHALE SHARK MADAGASCAR


2017
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


B) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHALE SHARK MADAGASCAR


C) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHALE SHARK GIBUTI


2016
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


B) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHALE SHARK MADAGASCAR


2015
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


2014
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


2013
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


2012
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


2011
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


2010
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


2009
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


2008
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


2007
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


2005
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


2004
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


2003
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA


2000
A) EXPEDITION ECOLOGY WHITE SHARK SOUTH AFRICA