GRUBER, Samuel H. “Doc,” Ph.D.


Last updated: December 6, 2017 at 22:35 pm

Shark researcher specializing in anatomy, behaviour, habitat selection, homing behaviour, sensory systems, tracking, and shark repellents; has worked extensively on lemon sharks and eagle rays; professor at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science; founder of the Bimini Biological Field Station Foundation; founder of the American Elasmobranch Society in 1983; founded the World Conservation Union’s (IUCN) Shark Specialist Group and was its Chairperson between 1991 and 1996; has served as expedition leader and chief scientist on over 50 research cruises around the Atlantic Ocean; has co-authored close to 200 scientific publications; former council member of the Bahamas National Trust and board member of the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Marine Science; public speaker and television personality.

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Bimini Sharklab

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