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“Andy” Is Now The Longest Tracked Tiger Shark

“Andy” Is Now The Longest Tracked Tiger Shark

Andy — a tiger shark tagged in Bermuda by scientists from Nova Southeastern University’s [NSU] Guy Harvey Research Institute [GHRI] in 2014 — is now the longest tracked tiger shark on record. “Travelling approximately 37,565 miles off the eastern coast of the United States and around Bermuda, the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos, Andy... Read more of this article

Sharks ‘Thomas’ & ‘Errol Finn’ Near Bermuda

Sharks ‘Thomas’ & ‘Errol Finn’ Near Bermuda

Two sharks — named Thomas and Errol Finn — are currently ‘visiting’ the Bermuda area according to ocean research group OCEARCH. Errol Finn is a 6 foot long, 200 pound adult male shortfin mako who was tagged last month, while Thomas is a 9 foot long 305lb Blue Shark who has been recorded traveling over 7649 miles since being tagged... Read more of this article

Tiger Shark “Andy” Breaks Distance Record

Tiger Shark “Andy” Breaks Distance Record

A tiger shark named “Andy” — which was tagged in Bermuda in 2014 by the Guy Harvey Research Institute [GHRI] at Nova Southeastern University [NSU] — has broken the record for distance travelled by a GHRI tagged shark, covering 33,820 miles in 1,113 days – a little more than three years – and is still going. The GHRI has an extensive... Read more of this article

Great White Shark Passing By Bermuda Again

Great White Shark Passing By Bermuda Again

Lydia – the 2,000 lb, 14 foot 6 inch great white shark being tracked on her travels around the Atlantic Ocean – is getting set to pass in Bermuda’s vicinity again, according to ocean research group OCEARCH. Lydia is no stranger to Bermuda’s waters, having passed by our general vicinity a several times previously. Photo of Lydia... Read more of this article

2000lb Great White Passing South Of Bermuda

2000lb Great White Passing South Of Bermuda

[Updated] A 2000lb 14ft 6in great white shark named “Lydia” is making her way past the south of Bermuda today [March 1], according to ocean research group OCEARCH. Lydia is no stranger to Bermuda’s waters, having passed by our general vicinity a few times before, however this time happens to coincide with her 2 year tagging anniversary. On... Read more of this article

2000lb Great White Shark Passes By Again

2000lb Great White Shark Passes By Again

Lydia — a 2000lb 14ft 6in great white shark — recently passed in the vicinity of Bermuda, according to a tracking system run by the non-profit organization ocean research group OCEARCH. Lydia, who has passed by Bermuda’s waters before, traveled from the east coast of the USA, making her way to the general outskirts of Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Video: Shark Encounter Off John Smiths Bay

Video: Shark Encounter Off John Smiths Bay

A video has recently surfaced on Youtube showing what the uploader said was a shark encounter while hunting for lionfish off of John Smith’s Bay in Bermuda. The video was posted by Youtuber rocketman889, who said: “Shark encounter while hunting for lionfish off of John Smith’s Bay, Bermuda. We were free diving around 7:15pm –... Read more of this article

5ft Shark “Desmond” Released From Aquarium

5ft Shark “Desmond” Released From Aquarium

As we previously reported, on Good Friday staff at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] — in conjunction with the research and camera crew of the upcoming television series Ocean Vet – released a five-foot Galapagos shark named Desmond back into the wild, requiring an intricate transportation process from start to finish. A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Shark Leaves Aquarium, Returned To The Wild

Shark Leaves Aquarium, Returned To The Wild

Yesterday [Apr 18] the Ocean Vet team of Dr Neil Burnie, Choy Aming and pilot Dylan Ward assisted the BAMZ team in seeing a Galapagos shark returned to the wild. Dr Burnie has done this type of release for BAMZ before, with “Osborne” being released in 2012 after aggression developed between him and the large grouper in the Aquarium’s... Read more of this article

BUEI To Host Two Ocean Vet Series Lectures

BUEI To Host Two Ocean Vet Series Lectures

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] is getting ready to host two lectures based on the upcoming Ocean Vet television series, with Dr. Neil Burnie and members of the film crew set to deliver a talk and entertain questions from the public on Thursday, April 10 and again on Monday, April 14, 2014. A spokesperson said, “The series... Read more of this article

Ocean Vet Series To Begin Filming Tomorrow

Ocean Vet Series To Begin Filming Tomorrow

Filming for the highly anticipated marine life series Ocean Vet is set to begin in Bermuda tomorrow [Mar 21], with a 12-part documentary planned as the end result. A spokesperson said, “UK-based gassProductions is pleased to announce the filming of Ocean Vet, a 12-part action-packed documentary series following Dr. Neil Burnie as he explores the... Read more of this article

Bermuda-Filmed TV Show To Air In 2015

Bermuda-Filmed TV Show To Air In 2015

UK-based video production company gassProductions has announced that a full season of Ocean Vet, a television series that will explore Bermuda’s varied marine life through the eyes of Dr. Neil Burnie, will begin filming in March 2014, with the show set to air sometime in 2015. The original pilot for the series was shot in Bermuda in August 2013. According... Read more of this article

Tagged Mako Shark Now ‘Visiting’ Bermuda

Tagged Mako Shark Now ‘Visiting’ Bermuda

With over hundreds of thousands of people visiting Bermuda every season, we can add one more with the visit of a young, female mako shark that is cruising by the island on its incredible, episodic journey. Caught, satellite tagged and released 5.5 months ago off Ocean City, Maryland, the shark, dubbed GHOF1, an abbreviation for Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation,... Read more of this article