Sharks on Shore
Photo by Kevin Hudson
The Mississippi Master Naturalist volunteer group, trained and supported by natural resources experts with the MSU Extension Service, learned about marine life during a recent boating trip off Gulf Shores, Alabama. Marcus Drymon (center), assistant Extension professor, measures and tags a great hammerhead. Matt Jargowsky, who is pursuing a graduate degree in wildlife, fisheries, and aquaculture, holds the shark’s head, while Jacob Eagleton, a fisheries ecology intern, holds its tail. After the examination, the Master Naturalists returned the shark to the sea.