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Riley Elliott

Diving

Riley Elliott is a shark scientist and waterman.  He’s an avid surfer, scuba diver and spear fisherman, but he’s also a University of Auckland PhD student in marine biology and shark research, as well as a passionate shark conservationist.  Riley worked at the Oceans Research Great White Shark Station in Mossel Bay, South Africa and is now working on a new series called Shark Man, travelling the world diving with different species of sharks.

Truly a shark man, Riley free dives with sharks and tags individuals with satellite transponders that track the depth and breadth of their movements and has even saved a tiger shark from the brink of death when investigating the Western Australia drum lines.

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