HOYOS PADILLA, Mauricio, Ph.D.

Mexico

Last updated: December 6, 2017 at 18:48 pm

Shark researcher; co-founder and Director of Pelagios-Kakunjá A.C., a nonprofit organization that focuses on sharks and other open-water species; founding member of the Mexican Society of Cartilaginous Fish; expert in shark reproduction; studies the behaviour of several shark species in the Pacific and Caribbean including the hammerhead shark and the white shark; public speaker and lecturer; advocate for shark conservation; scientific advisor on multiple television documentaries and Discovery Channel’s Shark Week; scientific advisor for shark conservation foundations including Fins Attached and Save Our Sharks; record holder for the largest white shark filmed underwater.

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Pelagios Kakunjá

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Jeffrey Gallant

Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac & Book of Records. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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