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July 28th, 2014
Global system lets shark enthusiasts track sharks’ movement
What is it? An app for tracking and observing navigational patterns of sharks
Best for: Students and teachers
Requirements: iOS 5.1 or later; Android 2.2 and up
Features: OCEARCH’s Global Shark Tracker lets you observe the navigational pattern of sharks that have been tagged with satellite tracking technology all for the purpose of shark conservation. OCEARCH facilitates unprecedented research by supporting leading researchers and institutions seeking to attain groundbreaking data on the biology and health of sharks, in conjunction with basic research on shark life history and migration.