Sharklab Malta had the privilege of releasing 5 juvenile Lesser spotted catsharks (Scyliorhinus canicula), making it Sharklab-Malta’s 320th successful shark release! This snorkel release took place at South Quay Ċirkewwa due to the ideal habitat location with access to deep water. As adults, these sharks are…

Sharklab Malta are proud to support Tiny Teens Cafe events for a third year running. Despite lockdown we will have seen more than 1,000 students this academic year! The photos below show the reality of teaching virtually from both sides of the computer screen during…

One of Sharklab’s research projects is the study of Bull rays around the Maltese islands. Through surveys and photography we aim to identify each individual ray. This will help us to understand their overall movement and habits. We will use this information in future to…

Sharklab host egg case searches fairly often, subject to covid restrictions. You’ll find details of future searches on FB and on the events page of our website. We’ll begin to host these again as soon as it is safe to do so. Meantime you can…

 After the jaw-some submissions for our kids art competition we thought we could do a photography competition for all ages!  As the sea is a bit cold at the moment you can submit any marine related photo taken within the last year.  Try to submit…

We continue with Sharkman’s amazing interviews with some of the top shark researchers, scientists, and photographers from aroud the world. His latest interview is with Ila France Porcher – what a fascinating life and what incredible achievements. You can read her interview here.

Sharklab-Malta and Sharkman’s World have always believed that collaboration is the most powerful of tools.  It is through this that Sharkman’s World website is now officially integrating years of precious and important research and information into the Sharklab-Malta website.  Sharklab-Malta and Alex Sharkman will continue…