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Mote Marine Lab shark researcher Eugenie Clark to be honored with postage stamp

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From the blog of the Historical Society of Sarasota County:

Our Forever Heroine

Coming up in 2022, there will be this wonderful “Forever stamp” to stock up on. If it weren’t for Dr. Eugenie Clark, what would our oceans and the Gulf of Mexico be like? Known as “The Shark Lady”… she transformed a dream into a multi-faceted research center, Mote Marine. Clark was a pioneer in the field of scuba diving for research purposes.

Can you say “ichthyologist”? That is what Eugenie Clark was!

Links to learn more about Dr. Clark’s life work as summed up by the best scientific sites:

Our thanks to Sarasota’s Tak Konstantinou for letting us know of this honor to his family and to our local hero!