The Great White Shark – Close to Shore
August 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
An Illustrated talk by Executive Director of the Atlantic Shark Institute, Jon Dodd, detailing the latest white shark research in RI (and adjacent waters). Learn about the techniques used by his team, the latest technology to investigate these apex predators, and what’s going on in our area. They’ve caught, tagged, released and tracked a number of white sharks while also detecting a larger than expected number of white sharks on ASI’s acoustic array.
An interactive presentation that should leave you excited about this important work, and the Great White.
Time: Sunday, August 13, 2023 @ 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Place: at the Museum, 2nd Floor
Jon Dodd is an experienced marine biologist who has worked at the NMFS Apex Predator Investigation Lab in Narragansett, RI, caught and released more than 1,000 sharks, and has tagged the majority of those sharks for a wide variety of research projects.
The ASI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in South Kingstown, RI.