Shark releases

Find many unforgettable memories of our releases here:

  • Shark release: 12 November 2017
    Tagging release

    First tagging release of Sharklab-Malta

  • Shark release: 01 April 2017
    Shark-release 1st April, 2017

    10 more sharks, back where they belong bringing the total number of sharks released to 264.

    A huge Thank you to all who dived, supported, collected, nurtured, to make this all possible.

    If the sharks could, they would say thank you for giving them a chance not only of life, but of freedom....

    It is you who are making a difference.

  • Shark release: 23 July 2016 
    12th shark release

    Sharklab-Malta's 12th release of 65 smaller- spotted catsharks. Now a total of 250 sharks have been released by Sharklab within the last 3 years.

  • Shark release: 13 June 2015
    8th shark release

    Our 8. shark release with 6 smaller- spotted catsharks. This brings us to a total of 101 Sharks released back into the sea by Sharklab.

    By doing this, they get a chance to live, which they never would have had under any other circumstances, as they were collected by Sharklab members from dead sharks at Valletta Fish Market in Malta, when they were still just eggcases.


  • Shark release: 30 April 2015
    7th shark release

    Today we released 9 smaller- spotted catsharks & 7 nursehounds. which brings us to a total of 95 Sharks released back into the Mediterranean Sea by Sharklab.


  • Shark release: 09 November 2014
    4th shark release

    Today's Shark release with Sharklab-Malta, 9th of November, 2014.
    There was a bit of a current and the water was murky, but 6 nursehounds are now back where they belong.

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