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Test Your Shark Knowledge With Costa Sunglasses and OCEARCH

PARK CITY, UTAH, Sept. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Costa Sunglasses and OCEARCH, a non-profit organization dedicated to generating previously unattainable data on the movement, biology and health of sharks, have launched a Sweepstakes.

No purchase is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes, simply take a short true or false shark quiz to enter. With every correct answer you will receive two entries into the Sweepstakes, and with every incorrect, you will receive one. Entries are accepted now through September 21, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

The Sweepstakes are open to the public, 18 or older, who are legal residents of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The grand prize winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing, from all entries received, and will join an OCEARCH shark tagging expedition. Ten first prize winners will also be selected in a random drawing to win Costa OCEARCH gear.

For more information and to enter the sweepstakes, go to: https://fb.costafan.com/ocearch?r=ocearch

ABOUT COSTA

As the leading manufacturer of the world's clearest polarized performance sunglasses, Costa offers superior lens technology and unparalleled fit and durability. Still handcrafted today in Florida, Costa has created the highest quality, best performing sunglasses for outdoor enthusiasts since 1983.
For Costa, conservation is all about sustainable fishing. Many fisheries that should be vibrant and healthy are all but devoid of native fish because they have fallen victim to poor fishing practices, unregulated development, lack of watershed protection or all of the above. Costa works with partners around the world to help increase awareness and influence policy so that both the fish and fishermen of tomorrow will have healthy waters to enjoy. Costa encourages others to help in any way they can.

ABOUT OCEARCH

OCEARCH is a non-profit organization with a global reach for unprecedented ocean-based research on apex predators such as Great White and Tiger Sharks, supporting leading researchers and institutions seeking to attain groundbreaking data on the movement, biology and health of sharks to protect their future while enhancing public safety. The researchers OCEARCH supports work aboard the M/V OCEARCH, a 126' Cat powered vessel equipped with a 75,000 lb. hydraulic research platform, where the ship serves as both mothership and at-sea laboratory. Scientists have approximately 15 minutes of access to live, mature sharks to conduct up to 12 studies. The sharks are measured, tissue and blood samples are collected, and satellite and acoustic transmitters are attached. OCEARCH expeditions are largely funded by Caterpillar Inc., as part of a socially innovative multi-year partnership to impact ocean sustainability. Additional partnership support is provided by Costa Sunglasses, DYT Yacht Transport, Contender, Yamaha, SAFE Boats, MUSTAD and Landry's Inc.

CONTACT: Ami Meite ameite@ocearch.orgSource: Ocearch