Sharks and Shorelines

Sharks and Shorelines

Research into tagging ocean predators, like lemon sharks, has helped scientists better understand coastal ecosystems. Tracking the location of these marine animals has shown top predators returning to safer mangrove ecosystems to give birth. By frequenting these coastal waters, sharks help limit grazing in the sea-grass ecosystem and improve the overall health of the environment.


5 - 12+


Biology, Ecology, Earth Science, Oceanography

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The Nature Conservancy
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National Geographic Studios
Last Updated

October 19, 2023

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