We conduct standardised biodiversity assessments on Aliwal Shoal to monitor the reef and its inhabitants using key indicator taxa
Photo identification ‘mark recapture’ techniques are used to assess the population size and structure of the shark species found there.
As a PADI dive centre, we educate and introduce people to the underwater world through SCUBA and free diving training
The Shark Research Unit is a subsidiary of Blue Wilderness. Our core purpose is to conduct original shark research, conservation and education programs at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa. We achieve these goals through collaborating with affiliated scientists and postgraduate students.