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Friends Of NPS: ‘Getting To Know Buck Island’s Sharks’ Will Take Place This Week

CHRISTIANSTED — The Friends of the National Park Service will be holding a discussion called: “Getting To Know Buck Island’s Sharks” this week.

The group said that the informative talk takes place on Wednesday, November 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Guinea Company Warehouse on Company Street in Christiansted. (Click for Map).

Grace Casselberry, a marine ecologist and PhD student at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, will be sharing her past research on shark movements and habitat use in and around Buck Island Reef National Monument.

Casselberry’s talk will also speak to how the sharks responded to Hurricane Maria in 2017.

“She will also share an update from the ongoing tiger shark expedition which explores tiger shark movements throughout St. Croix,” the Friends of the NPS said.

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