Great White Sharks

are a vital component of the marine eco-system but their population is dwindling.

You Can Help
Photo by Leigh Cobb

Nautilus Conservation

Protecting Isla Guadalupe and Isla Socorro since 2005.

Help us help our beloved sharks and mantas by contributing id images to the official databases for Guadalupe white sharks and Socorro giant mantas. Your contribution of good quality identification images are essential to monitoring and further study of these populations. You CAN make a difference!!

We enthusiastically support conservation, scientific research, film making and educational efforts around Guadalupe and Socorro Islands. In 2005 we founded the 501C3 registered Socorro Conservation Fund and 2 years later founded the 501C3 Guadalupe Conservation Fund. Are you interested in getting involved? Please share the love and email Captain Mike at mike@nautilusexplorer.com.

What We're Doing

Identified 170 (and counting!) individual sharks at Guadalupe Island with the help of Nicole Nasby, marine biologist.

Raised over $300,000 between generous donations from our guests and financial support from Captain Mike for research, surveillance, tracking & equipment.

Developed and implemented ID program using our boat’s satellite system. Photos are uploaded and shared with our researchers in real time.

How You Can Help

Divers & Photographers

Your photos of great white sharks help track, ID and protect individual sharks.

On your next trip with the Nautilus Explorer & Belle Amie, ask about our Shark ID program!

Photo ID Book

Buy a copy of the Guadalupe White Shark Field Guide. Proceeds go to MCSI to support research & conservation efforts.

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Responsible Operators

Book your next shark dive with operators who are commited to responsible diving, research and conservation.

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