Michael Bear

Sevengill Observer

About me

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

My info

Full name
Michael Bear
I am
an enthusiast, a citizen scientist
Curator level
Assistant Curator


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Curator qualifications

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.