Conserving Shark Island

Wake Atoll is a coral atoll located in the western Pacific Ocean in the northeastern area of the Micronesia subregion — 1,501 miles east of Guam, 2,298 miles west of Honolulu and 1,991 miles southeast of Tokyo. The submerged and emergent lands at the atoll are a unit of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument and is home to a population of thriving sharks. Welcome to Shark Island.

July 12, 2021
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Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

Photo By: Tandem / USFWS

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Photo By: Alice Garrett / USFWS

Photo By: Alice Garrett / USFWS

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Photo By: Alice Garrett / USFWS

Photo By: Ian Shive