Mision Tiburon Conservationist Association is a Costa Rican non profit organization, its goal is promote the research, management and conservation of sharks and marine life in our oceans. Mision Tiburon was officially established in early 2009 by young marine biologists and conservationists, who are concerned about the drastic decline of shark populations around the world.


With its operations center in Guanacaste Province, in the North Pacific of Costa Rica, Mision Tiburon focuses its efforts on the following areas:

Marine Education

Sensitize the Costa Rican and the International society about the importance of sharks in our oceans, the threats that they are facing and their populations decline.

Marine Research

Conduct scientific research with sharks and others marine species to determine management strategies, in order to promote their conservation and responsible use.

Political and social advocacy

Use technical and scientific information as a tool for influencing civil society and public policy to promote the conservation of sharks and others marine species.