Staff, Volunteer, and Principal Investigator Blog Release
We only recently started this blog to give our minds a creative, reflective outlet. We're hoping this helps divulge insider's information on our research, life in the lab, struggles and triumphs of marine biologists for any curious readers on the outside.
Nurse shark Accelerometer Deployment
Early 2014 saw one of our Principal Investigators, Lauran Brewster, deploy tri-axial accelerometers on 4 juvenile Nurse sharks (Ginglysmostoma cirratum) around the island of South Bimini, Bahamas.
Sharklab Monthly Highlights Video
Check out our monthly video...put together by current intern Jack Massuger. In it he brilliantly gives an insight into volunteer life at the station including: longlining for tiger sharks, our hammerhead tagging research, and a profile on the Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi).
The Sharklab Shows Support for the North Bimini Marine Reserve
As the 2013 Cacique Award winner for Sustainable Tourism, the BBFSF would like to strongly urge that finalizing the full protection for the North Bimini Marine Reserve (NBMR) be made an immediate priority. The NBMR encompasses an area of unequaled ecological importance, and also provides the foundation for...
The PIT Project 2013
From South Africa to Brazil, from the US to the UK over to Belgium and finally France, 29 people from all over the world came together for the 19th BBFSF annual juvenile lemon shark population census in Bimini, Bahamas. Despite the blood sucking mosquitos and lightening illuminating...