Welcome to the world of shark-human interaction

This is the world’s premier site dedicated to all forms of shark-human interaction. You can listen to podcasts of all kinds of shark topics; read unique blogs on hard to find issues; watch videos explaining shark behaviors; sign up for full week-long workshops with the SharkSchool® and order interaction related books. No matter what type of learning you prefer - podcasts, video clips, blogs, or others-we have it covered. Should you still not find your answer, send us an email and we will either discuss it in a blog or have it answered on our weekly podcast.

Erich K. Ritter - Research & Career

Dr. Erich K. Ritter has a Ph.D. from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, in behavioral ecology and is the foremost expert in shark-human interaction. Erich did his post-doc at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School; since 2014, he is with the University of West Florida. Erich conducts his field research primarily in Eleuthera, Bahamas, at the "Shark Education & Research Center" (SERC). There, he also teaches divers, snorkelers, and everybody else, who wants to learn how to interact with sharks and decipher their body language when in close contact with humans.

Organization, Education Program & Network

Erich Ritter`s Sharkschool

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Shark Accident Victim Network
If you want to know when and where an incident happened in the past or just last week, check out this site.