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Tracking Rebekah

Species: Tiger Shark
Scientific Name: Galeocerdo cuvier
Date Tagged: April 28, 2018
Location Tagged: Bahamas
Gender: Female
Total Length (TL): 258cm

About Rebekah

The Story Behind the Name:
This shark is a graduation gift from Luci Johnson to her granddaughter, Tatum Rebekah Nugent, who was part of the Shark Research and Conservation Program for two years as an undergraduate at the University of Miami. Tatum has always had a passion for marine conservation, and sharks in particular.

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This work is part of a collaboration among the Shark Research & Conservation Program at the University of Miami, Florida Gulf Coast University and West Coast Inland Navigational District, supported by Lee County Commissioner Ray Judah.

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