I am Citizen Science Project Director for Ocean Sanctuaries.org, a AAUS (American Academy of Underwater Sciences) Scientific Diver. I live and work in San Diego.
Ocean Sanctuaries Sevengill Shark ID Project
For more info/background on the Sevengill Shark Sightings Project, see links below:
Our Methodology: Introduction
I also have an account with iNaturalist
- Full name
- Michael Bear
- I am
- an enthusiast, a citizen scientist
- Curator level
- Assistant Curator
- Curation scope
- I am not a scientist or researcher, but an avid SCUBA diver with over 1000 dives who is also a Scientific Diver with the American Academy of Underwater Sciences [AAUS] at the California Science Center. Neither organization has any involvement with my project. I am also Science Diving Editor with California Diver magazine.