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13/01 - Why Do We Do This? Watch This Video.

Major Reid speaking after dinner at Burgess Hill School for Girls in Feb 13. Photo by Lorna Coward.

The Joint Services Shark Tagging Team featured on British Forces Broadcasting Serice (BFBS) News on 14 Nov 12.

Monty Halls with members of the Joint Services Shark Tagging Team at the Birmingham Dive Show 2012.  Monty is the team's patron.

DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S PRIZE FOR THE BSAC.  The Joint Services Shark Tagging Team has been awarded the Duke of Edinburgh’s Prize for the British Sub-Aqua Club for their work tagging critically endangered sharks and turtles around Cocos Island, Costa Rica.  The team were presented with the Award by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace in November 2011. 

Jurassic Shark Expeditions

The first expedition, EXERCISE JURASSIC SHARK, tagged 15 hammerhead sharks off Cocos Island, Costa Rica in July 2006. The second expedition, EXERCISE JURASSIC SHARK 2, took place in October 2008 and tagged a further 20 sharks (including 10 great white sharks) off Guadalupe and the Revillagigedo Islands (Mexico). EXERCISE JURASSIC SHARK 3 was the second JSSTT (Jurassic Shark) expedition to work in partnership with PRETOMA. The Jurassic Shark team was even more successful on this expedition, successfully tagging 13 Scalloped Hammerheads, 1 Black Tip, 1 Galapagos Shark and 12 green turtles.