Established in 2006 Flying Sharks has been flying live marine animals to public aquaria all over the World, from Japan to the USA, Turkey to Dubai, Singapore to Saudi Arabia, all European countries to Russia, and many other locations. We regularly supply ornamental fish and invertebrates in boxes, and frequently move large amounts of animals in large shipping containers by sea, road or air.

All animals are collected by our staff, often in cooperation with commercial fishermen, none of them using environmentally destructive techniques, such as trawling, drift gill-netting or chemicals of any sort. The vast majority of animals are hand collected individually, while some swim passively into traps or get caught by barbless, easily removable, hooks.

Flying Sharks is also proud to boast a predominantly scientific team and fervorously supports research conducted both inhouse or by our "Flying Sharks Research Fund" recipients. All our results (both the good and the not-so-good) are published in peer reviewed journals (check them out in the "Literature" section) and disseminated in scientific meetings all over the globe.

Feel free to get to know us better by touring our "Missions" on the menu on top and don't miss our "Research Fund" area also.

What are we doing

May 22, 2023

RAW 2023

Every meeting we attend has a certain flavor and atmosphere about it… But there was something special about this year’s Regional Aquatics Workshop, hosted in Dubuque […]
May 18, 2023

Research Fund :: ESTM 23/05

Traditionally we like to fund students in need of assistance to travel to an internship, or present their research results at a conference. This time, however, […]
May 1, 2023

Turtle conservation

Very few people know this, but Flying Sharks has a close partnership with R.A.C.A., a network of organizations focusing on cetacean (and other animals) strandings. For […]
April 27, 2023

Research Fund :: Miguel Pisco 23/04

Congratulations to Miguel Pisco, who asked us for some funds so he could attend the European Cetacean Conference, and present results from his research on the […]
April 25, 2023

Work hard, play harder

We like to think of ourselves as compulsive hardworkers at Flying Sharks but, every now and then, one needs to stop, breathe, and take stock of […]
April 20, 2023

Largest shipment ever

We’ve done a lot of big shipments over the years and taken many orders that others in the field would say “Are you nuts???” But never […]
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