COUNTDOWN TO 2022's TAG A BLUE

2023/07/03 00:00:00

ABOUT TAG A BLUE

Sharks are harvested at an alarming rate and we're committed to doing something about it. Blue Shark Vodka funds critical research for the docile and near-threatened Blue Shark.

FOCUSING OUR EFFORTS IN 2022

As Blue Shark Vodka welcomes a new year, we are proud to announce our continued partnership with The Atlantic Shark Institute in our collective Blue Shark Conservation efforts. Blue Sharks (aka blue dogs, blue pointers, blue whalers, great blues, great blue sharks, great blue whalers) are graceful open water swimmers whose preferred diet is squid, with their numbers decreasing at an alarming rate.

 

Shark species continue to be misrepresented and misunderstood, and we hope that through our joint efforts, we can bring education, awareness, and protection to this beautiful ocean dweller. As a near-threatened species, Blue Shark Vodka will be donating $0.50 per bottle sale through 2022, in a collaborative effort to save this magnificent migratory genus.

 

As humans encroach upon the oceans, it is up to us, the people, to stand up as a united front to collectively save and preserve our oceans. It is our duty to protect and conserve our waters, not only for ourselves but for the astounding ecology that resides therein.

 

It’s time we Own the Coast.
2021 Recap:
After weeks at sea our dedicated research team with The Atlantic Shark Institute was finally able to locate and tag two female blue sharks and 20 males.

The scarcity of female blue sharks in the water has bolstered our mission for protecting and preserving this beautiful species. This was always the center of Blue Shark Vodka’s mission, but we are leaving this summer research excursion with a renewed sense of urgency.

Here are the sharks tagged and released during summer 2021:

  • 8 juvenile Great White Sharks tagged that the ASI will follow for 10 years
  • 500-pound thresher shark (Its large size will make this an important shark to follow.)
  • 12 short fin mako sharks tagged
  • Tagged and released 20 male blue sharks, listed as near-threatened
  • Two female blue sharks with SPOT tags
This research project will help collect much needed data on sharks during their migration, but with few female blue sharks found, we still have as many questions as answers. We believe in our partners like The Atlantic Shark Institute and Wyland Foundation to lead us into the future.

Thank you for buying and supporting Blue Shark Vodka — every purchase will continue to aid in this critical shark research and bring in those answers about shark populations we so desperately need.

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