Shark Task Force
Everything you wanted to know about sharks and ocean conservation.
In this edition of the Shark Task Force, Jim Abernethy takes you inside his new book, Sharks: Up Close. With incredible images and amazing facts, Sharks: Up Close is the perfect book for any shark lover's bookshelf. It's also a great way for someone wanting to know more about sharks to find out the latest information. Jim has spent decades with these apex predators - and the book is endorsed by WYLAND and Howard & Michele Hall. We hope you enjoy this preview. To find out more, visit or
Direct download: STF_SharksUpClose.m4v
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This time on the Shark Task Force, meet Emma and Emma, two shark ambassadors working both sides of the water. This episode was recorded at Tiger Beach in the Bahamas and off the coast of Palm Beach where we caught up with Emma Finn - the name behind "Emma" the Tiger Shark. For more on sharks, check out Sharks: Knights of the Sea, available from
Direct download: STF_EmmaAM.m4v
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:34pm EDT

This time on the Shark Task Force, a special audio edition. Recently we caught up with Rupert Murray, director of the movie, The End of the Line. It's the first major documentary focusing on overfishing. The movie asks you to "imagine a world without fish." What are the dangers of overfishing? Could we be in trouble by the middle of this century? Is there anything we can do? Find out in this special edition. Thanks as always, and remember -why wait a whole year, for just one week on sharks?
Direct download: EOTL_STF_Nov14.mp3
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Marine Life Artist Wyland is known for his life-sized "whaling walls." He spent almost three decades painting 100 walls around the world. Today that work is seen by 1 billion people every year. That's only part of the picture. Wyland sat down with us to talk about his work, what's next and why inspiring the next generation is the key to saving our planet. Special thanks to Wyland, The Wyland Foundation and Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures.
Direct download: STF_Wyland.m4v
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:25pm EDT

In this critical episode of the SharkTaskForce, we look at the question - "Are sharks dangerous?"  The answer will surprise you in more ways than one. Special thanks to Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures, and everyone working to protect sharks.
Direct download: _STF_Sharks_Medicine.m4v
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:15am EDT

The Shark Task Force continues to follow the story of Lemon Sharks in Florida. The state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is considering prohibiting the take of Lemon Sharks in Florida waters. In October, people on all sides of the issue gathered to speak out. The Shark Task Force will continue to follow this story as the state of Florida considers what to do. The FWC is scheduled to review the issue in December in Clewiston, FL.
Direct download: LemonSharkSTF3.m4v
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:08pm EDT

The Shark Task Force continues to focus on Lemon Sharks off the coast of Florida. Time may be running out to help protect these creatures. Find out more in this episode of the Shark Task Force. Special thanks to Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures and . Find out more at or sign the petition at
Direct download: STF_Lemon2.m4v
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:19pm EDT

The Shark Task Force joins forces with Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures in a series of special reports to help preserve sharks. We begin with the Lemon Shark. Florida fisherman may target Lemon Sharks this season, putting the lemons at risk. To help protect the shark, the state of Florida is considering putting the Lemon Shark on the prohibited species list. If you're interested in supporting a ban on Lemon Shark fishing - check out the following link: . Find out more in today's podcast:
Direct download: STF_Mission_1.m4v
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:48pm EDT

This time on the SharkTaskForce, we're up to something completely different. Let's jump in the Gulf Stream for a dive of a different nature - surrounded by another type of life. Special thanks to Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures and We'll see you next time on the Shark Task Force, because why wait a whole year, for just one week on sharks?
Direct download: STFGulfStreamDive.m4v
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:37am EDT

This time we're heading back to Fiji for another look at some very big Bull Sharks. We'll also find out the answer to the question: If a Tiger Shark shows up - who leaves the area first? The Bulls or the Tiger? The answer may surprise you. For more on sharks, check out Sharks Knights of the Sea: A Captain Jon Adventure. And remember - why wait a whole year, for just one week on sharks?
Direct download: STF_Oct109.m4v
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:48pm EDT

One of the best parts about making Sharks: Knights of the Sea was getting to go around the world chasing sharks. One of the special features on the DVD is a tribute to the sharks in the form of a music video. Here's the second half of that video - featuring the Tiger Sharks of Tiger Beach and the Great White Sharks of Guadalupe, plus some other cameos by other sharks in the mix. We hope you enjoy!
Direct download: SKOTS_0915.m4v
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:58am EDT

As Labor Day arrive, and summer winds down - it's still important to consider the plight of sharks. With that in mind, the SharkTaskForce took our program, Captain Jon's Shark Safari, to a one of a kind day at the Miami Science Museum. The goal was to celebrate sharks, help protect them - and find out more about Megalodon - the shark which makes all other sharks seem pretty small.
Direct download: STF_Revised.m4v
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:56am EDT

This time on the Shark Task Force, we put our shark understanding to the test by talking to a tiger shark in Fiji. That's right, Talking to Sharks or TTS.
Direct download: EFTalkingToSharks.m4v
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:57pm EDT