Michael Sobtzick


Why is shark protection or marine conservation important to you?

The conservation of sharks, among many others, is an essential, necessary condition for the continued existence of the marine ecosystem, without which we cannot exist. My children and grandchildren have a right to their future!

Do you have any special skills, experiences or adventures?

  • Diver for over forty years, Assistant Instructor.
  • Underwater videographer for over twenty-five years.
  • Shark enthusiast for over fifty years, Hass, Cousteau and Clark started my interest in the oceans and specifically sharks.

And which is your favourite shark?

Carcharhinus longimanus (lat.)

WeiƟspitzen-Hochseehai (dt.)

Oceanic whitetip shark (engl.)

The best way to observe fish is to become a fish yourself.

Jacques-Yves Cousteau