Sharks play an essential rol in the health of our oceans

Welcome to the Dutch Shark Society!

The Dutch Shark Society wants to a play an active communication role between science and public by supporting, documenting and visualizing scientific research and citizen science, and developing media initiatives through photography and video through this platform.

Want to register an Eggcase?

Go directly to Eikapsel.org (Dutch)!

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Sign our petition for a prohibition of landing Dutch Sharks!


Sharks due not have any commercial value in Dutch fisheries. Unfortunately, the Dutch authorities have come up with a policy, that could be disastrous for sharks: the discard ban, to be introduced in phases, could cause the unnecessary death of these vulnerable species, that can survive catch and release. Most commercial fishers do not support this new measure. Sign our petition here . Thank you!

Last news

What is actually threatening the sharks?

By Dorien Schröder, marine biologist To this day a lot of people would answer that question with shark finning. Even a lot of conservation organisations […]

New project: Shark Meat Sampling

Since three months, we are sampling shark meat in Dutch markets and other points of sale. The samples will be examined by the University of […]

Documenting Giant Skate Research in Orkney

As photographer of the Dutch Shark Society, Peter Verhoog (peterverhoog.com) documented the work of the Orkney Skate Trust, that is supported by World Wide Fund […]

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All donations will only be used for the actual activities of the Dutch Shark Society, which is a registered charity in the Netherlands. Gifts can be tax deductable.


Or transfer your donation to: "Dutch Shark Society" IBAN NL87 TRIO 0776 4826 96 BIC/SWIFT : TRIONL2U

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You can book an exciting presentation about shark education, shark research with video and photos.
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Contact info

You can contact us at +31 (0) 6 12195593 Or per email at: georgina@dutchsharksociety.org

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Partner organisations

De Dutch Shark Society is proud to be a partner of several organisations. Check out our Mission page!
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