New England Basking Shark and Ocean Sunfish Project
|Presented By||The New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA)|
|Goal||Help monitor basking shark and ocean sunfish in NE waters.|
|Task||Report sightings, send photos of basking sharks & ocean sunfish|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet New England, New England|
The New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA) invites beach walkers, boaters, fishermen, and divers to report their sightings and send in their photographs of basking sharks and ocean sunfish seen in our New England waters. Your data will help scientists monitor the local populations and better understand their migration patterns.
|How to Join||
To report a sighting, follow this link (http://www.nebshark.org/index.html) fill out the form, upload your photos, and submit!
|Special Skills||Being able to identify a basking shark and an ocean sunfish swimming offshore or stranded on a beach.|
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors|
|Average Time||Less than an hour|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||While fishing, At the beach, In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, On a walk, run, On a hike|
|Tags||basking shark, basking shark project, basking sharks, citizen science shark, citizen science sharks, lakes, marine, marine wildlife, new england basking shark project, new england shark, new england sharks, ocean, ocean conservation, ocean sunfish, sea, shark, shark research, sharks|
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