Highly assertive and inquisitive, Gape is one of the most unique female Bull Sharks visiting the Shark Reef Marine Reserve.  Her dynamic personality and impressive attributes make Gape  a Shark Superstar.

  • FAQ

    Gape was named for her permanently agape and hare-lipped mouth, as her lower lip is split by a vertical gash.  This feature makes her so loveable because she has the appearance of sporting a perpetual smile.

    Gape has been visiting SRMR since October of 2010 and is a large, mature shark close to 3m and approx. 25-30 years of age.

  • Behavior

    Gape will boldly approach divers, and with her disarming 'smile' she has both intimidated and thrilled them.  

    Gape belongs to a tribe of specialized hand feeding Bull Sharks where her highly assertive behavior demands enhanced vigilance by the feeders. 

  • What Is Included

    Virtual Adoption Pack​​ - Files Sent via WeTransfer

    • One Year Adoption

    • A  Welcome Letter 

    • Official, personalised Fijian Shark Adoption Certificate 

    • Photo of Your Shark

    • Personality Card of Your Shark with exclusive details by the Fijian divers and researchers who know Your Shark individually

    • Species Card