The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) white shark research, led by Dr. Greg Skomal, relies, in part, on outside funding to conduct research. AWSC is working directly with the MA DMF to support current and long term white shark research projects.

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Our goal is to connect a future generation to sharks through hands-on learning opportunities; inspiring the conservation of keystone species in our ocean’s ecosystem.

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Public Safety

AWSC, the National Seashore, the Towns of Cape Cod and the Islands, and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, have worked together to produce shark advisory signs, brochures, and a safety video that provide education and safety tips for beach users. 

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