OCEARCH's Global Shark Tracker lets you observe the navigational pattern of sharks that have been tagged with satellite tracking technology all for the purpose of shark conservation.
OCEARCH facilitates unprecedented research by supporting leading researchers and institutions seeking to attain groundbreaking data on the biology and health of sharks, in conjunction with basic research on shark life history and migration.
· Minor bug fixes
Ratings and Reviews
Thank you for the great work you are doing... but
My Children, grandchildren and I have enjoyed tracking sharks, turtles & sea lions all summer. We’ve loved learning about your work and all you are doing for our oceans.. However it’s disappointing when we want to see who’s popped up & where but can’t and are subject to a host of problems. We use a simple iPad. Your App has been a great learning tool for the little ones. They’ve picked out their favorite animals but are very disappointed when they can’t “check on them”! I installed google earth as advised to help with this problem.. it’s a best a hit or miss. I’d be glad to pay a small fee for a working app because our family have found it to be so interesting. Again thanks for all you are doing for our oceans creatures. Looking forward to fixes ;)
Please maintain the app, at least
As many others have said, the potential for this application to provide both entertainment and information are significant. However, the app itself is frequently down, as it is today with server connection issues, and overall could use some streamlining and better user interface. Strongly agree with several of the comments below, including navigational aspects as well as more robust filtering options.
Please, at the very least, maintain a functioning app.
Love some aspects
I love the ability to track my favorite species, but there are definitely still some bugs that need to be worked out. I tried to find a way to contact the developer directly, but no contact information seems to be listed anywhere. I have set my app to track all species of sharks, but when I click on some of the pings, it will show a picture of a shark with turtle information underneath. Annoying, but the pros outweigh the cons. I love knowing where sharks have pinged and what species are currently in certain waters.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.