The majority of the following language and information was taken from Beqa Adventures Divers (www.fijisharkdive.com). Beqa Adventure Divers (BAD) is currently entrusted with the day-to-day management of the MPA. Please refer to their website for publications of research conducted at the site.
Shark Reef Marine Reserve was established in April 2004 and was the first of its kind in Fiji, namely, a protected sanctuary for sharks. In November 2014 Shark Reef Marine Reserve was designated Fiji's first National Marine Park.