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SoFo: The Science of Shark Research: F/C10+

This event requires registration, see below

  • Sat, Jun 16, 2018 2:00 PM
South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo)
Please call 631-537-9735 for reservations
The Science of Shark Research: Family/Children Ages 10 & Older
Presentation by Greg Metzger, Chief Field Coordinator for the SoFo Shark Research & Education Program

In this informative program, Greg will discuss the methods used for the SoFo Shark Research and Education Program. He will show attendees the actual tags and electronic equipment utilized for the program’s research and explain why tags are used, how they are deployed in the field, and how the data is recovered. You’ll learn why tagging is important, what kind of data is received from the tags, and how tags can be used to track shark behavior.

Advance reservations are required. Programs free for SoFo members. Non-members: $15/ adult, $10/child 3-12 years, 2 and under free. Fees include free admission to the museum on the day of the event.

Photo: Thresher shark about to be tagged off Capt. Greg's boat.
contact information:
SoFo Staff
(631) 537-9735
Price: See Above
registration information:
Registration: Sat, Apr 28, 2018 to Sat, Jun 16, 2018