December 15, 2016
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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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June 16, 2016
The photo attached is from last year’s “Blazing Marlin” Bonfire Series event in the Bahamas, an example what Saturday evening’s (June 18) inaugural “Blazing Mako” will entail and seen for miles into the Atlantic Ocean. The celebratory Father’s Day weekend festival event, to raise scholarship money for marine science programs at Nova Southeastern University, is being held along the beachfront of the historic Islander Resort, a Guy Harvey Outpost in Islamorada, MM 82.1 Oceanside.

Great Conditions Expected for Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival, Father’s Day Weekend

Fishing action and more on tap for June 17-19 premier Keys event ISLAMORADA in the Fla. Keys – Offshore and back-country guides agree, the fishing on both sides of Islamorada could be an optimum experience for the up to 30 teams of fishermen in the inaugural Blazing Mako Bonfire Series Tournament & Festival, June […]
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May 27, 2016
A satellite-signal tagged mako shark is returned to the wild by Guy Harvey. A mako called Matt J. has been circling off Charleston. PROVIDED BY GUY HARVEY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

‘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 13, 2016
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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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May 9, 2016
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SeaWorld and Guy Harvey Partner for Ocean Health and Shark Conservation

By Debbie L. Sklar | Times of San Diego SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment  and world-renowned marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey Thursday announced a new partnership focused on ocean health and the plight of sharks in the wild. The two organizations will partner to raise awareness of these important issues, and collaborate on […]
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March 16, 2016
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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
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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
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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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June 8, 2015
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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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May 7, 2013
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NOVA and IGFA International Billfish Symposium Set For 2015

Written by IGFA & NOVA | Photos: Guy Harvey PhD The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) will host an International Billfish Symposium at its headquarters in Dania Beach, Florida during August 2015.  The event will be co-chaired by Jason Schratwieser, Conservation Director for IGFA, and Dr. David Kerstetter, director of […]
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April 17, 2013
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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
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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
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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 17, 2012
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Guy Harvey Launches Petition Drive to Protect Cayman Stingrays

Enactment of the National Conservation Law Postponed Last 10 Years THE CAYMAN ISLANDS—OCTOBER 15, 2012— Marine wildlife artist and conservationist Dr. Guy Harvey is leading a petition drive calling on the government of the Cayman Islands to immediately put the National Conservation Law into effect, ensuring the safety and protection […]
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October 12, 2012
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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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August 4, 2012
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An Open Letter from Guy Harvey

Written by Guy Harvey PhD | Photo by: Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Fellow anglers, divers and boaters, It has come to my attention that that there is some concern, particularly among anglers in the northeast US, about my allegiance to the sport fishing community. Please know that first and foremost […]
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May 31, 2012
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Sailfish Mecca; Isla Mujeres Tagging Project

The sailfishing around Isla Mujeres attracts anglers from around the world Written by Guy Harvey “Hold it, hold it….steady…OK… GO! GO! GO NOW!” Captain Anthony Mendillo gave us our marching orders and we dropped into the big blue swells of the western Caribbean swimming hard and looking up at the […]
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February 15, 2012
Fighting The Fining Wars

Fighting the Fin Wars

Written by Daryl Carson To the uninitiated, the bare facts of shark-fining can be shocking: Over 50 shark species are fished worldwide to feed a huge demand for shark fin products around the world. In many cases, a shark’s fin is the only part of the animal put to use […]
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