December 15, 2016

Lost Mako Shark Tag Recovered Near Manns Harbor in North Carolina

  Recovery of satellite transmitting tags critical for research CHARLOTTE, N.C. – December 2, 2016 – A female mako shark tagged in mid-2015 off the coast of Ocean City, MD as part of the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) at Nova Southeastern University’s ongoing shark migrations study, was caught off […]
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May 27, 2016

‘Alpha Predator’ Mako Shark Circling Waters off Charleston

By Bo Petersen | The Post and Courier Easy, now. A mako shark is not a great white. It is, though, a more compact version of the shark considered the largest predator in the ocean. Like the great white, a mako is an alpha creature built for speed, big enough […]
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May 16, 2016

Bid for Bouncer to be your Captain at Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival

Highest bidder gets legendary captain to fish June 17-19 Keys event enhancing chance of winning $10,000 grand prize ISLAMORADA in the Fla. Keys, — One of the 15 offshore teams in the inaugural Blazing Mako Bonfire Tournament & Festival, June 17-19, will enhance their chances of winning by bidding on […]
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May 13, 2016

Guy Harvey, SeaWorld Team Up to Save Sharks

By CaymanCompass.com In a new partnership, Guy Harvey is teaming up with SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment to work on raising awareness and doing research on shark conservation. The Guy Harvey Research Institute estimates that almost 100 million sharks are killed each year, with an estimated 73 million killed for the […]
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March 16, 2016

C. Davis Electric Onboard as Presenting Sponsor for Inaugural Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival

Press Release By John Bell ISLAMORADA, FL—MARCH 15, 2016— They say the family that fishes together stays together, and for South Florida’s Davis family that tradition also includes supporting the Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival—a June event that will combine fishing, conservation, research and marine science scholarships. Nova Southeastern University […]
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January 15, 2016

The Power of T

By GHM Staff Perhaps no one knew the awesome power of a T-shirt until the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. After we all learned that the well couldn’t be capped quickly and would flow freely for months, the Gulf Coast region went into shock. The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation shifted into […]
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January 12, 2016

Guy Harvey Research Institute Takes Tracking Sharks to a New Level

By Bradley M. Wetherbee, Ph.D. | Department of Biological Sciences | University of Rhode Island As 2015 ends we can take a few minutes to appreciate some of the things that we’ve done this past year. Take a look at this impressive view of the 2015 locations for sharks tracked by Guy Harvey Research […]
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November 19, 2015

Nova Southeastern University & Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts Present Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival

By Joe Donzelli | Nova Southeastern University & John Bell Event Combines Fishing, Conservation, Research & Marine Science Scholarships FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – What do you get when you combine world-class fishing, Nova Southeastern University (NSU)and world-renowned conservationist and artist Guy Harvey? A one-of-a-kind marine conservation festival and tournament in the Florida Keys! NSU is proud to be […]
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October 5, 2015

Mako Sharks Competing in Historic Guy Harvey Great Shark Race Log More Than 22,900 Miles So Far

by Joe Donzelli | NOVA Southeastern University Race Isn’t Without Danger – Two Entrants “Lost” Along the North American Coastline FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. — While scientists and thousands of marine science students and the general public follow the online daily satellite tracks and progress of The Guy Harvey Great Shark Race, the competitors – a group of young mako sharks – navigate sometimes treacherous waters providing […]
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June 8, 2015

Guy Harvey Research Institute’s “Great Shark Race”

Written by GHM Staff Guy Harvey’s Great Shark Race is not new to our regular readers. The research project run by the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) and the Guy Harvey Research Institute at Nova Southeastern University, was created to aid in tracking the movements and habits of mako sharts, […]
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April 17, 2013

Win a Shark Tagging Adventure via Guy Harvey Research Institute’s Facebook Page

Want to win a shark tagging adventure? Like our friends over at Nova Southeastern University Guy Harvey Research Institute’s Facebook page and like or share their picture and you will automatically be entered to win a day-trip alongside GHRI scientists to see what it takes to tag a shark! (drawing […]
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April 5, 2013

Isla Mujeres Mako Shark Tagging Expedition 2013

Written by Guy Harvey PhD The First Mako Named “Jen” was Caught with a LureScroll on down for video and enjoy! For the second successive year a team from the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) has visited Isla Mujeres, off Cancun, Mexico to deploy SPOT tags on mako sharks caught […]
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January 9, 2013

Baffled by Billfish

Written by Dr. Mahmood Shivji and Daryl Carson | Photo by: Pat Ford Even after years of intense interest and some focused study, billfish biology and ecology remain mostly mysterious given the logistical difficulty of studying them. Although each region of the globe has its challenges, Atlantic billfish—specifically blue marlin, […]
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October 12, 2012

Stingray Census, Grand Cayman, 2012

Written by Guy Harvey | Photos by: Guy Harvey & Ty Sawyer The annual census of the stingray population in Grand Cayman was conducted the week of July 10 – 13, 2012. The research work was done by personnel from the Guy Harvey Research Institute in collaboration with the Cayman Island […]
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January 27, 2012

Inside the Guy Harvey Research Institute

Written by Daryl Carson The same year TV’s hit crime drama CSI came to the airwaves, the Guy Harvey Research Institute was launched at Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center in Dania Beach, Florida. Coincidence? Well, yes, but the GHRI has done in real life the same science that makes CSI […]
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