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New partner for ‘De Grote Eikapseljacht’

We are happy to announce, that we will be collaborating with Sea Life Scheveningen for ‘De Grote Eikapseljacht’. We are really looking forward to setting […]

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European Elasmobranch Association – Annual Meeting 2015 in Peniche, Portugal

By Dorien Schröder, dorien@dutchsharksociety.org The conference started off with Dr. Samuel Gruber talking about his amazing career in shark research, although he was talented enough […]

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The European Red List assessments for elasmobranchs

On the European Red List, 132 species of chondrichthyes have been assessed. Chondrichthyes are the members of the diverse group of cartilaginous fishes that includes the sharks, skates, […]

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Ghost sharks from the deep!

  Text: Dorien Schröder   Chimaeras are also known as ghost sharks, even though they are technically not sharks. Both belong to the class Chondrichthyes, […]

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De Grote Eikapseljacht: the First Results are in!

We have only just started the Dutch ‘Grote Eikapseljacht’, but there are dozens of eggcases registered already!   We sincerely thank all participants for their […]

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New tagging project: Sharks in de Wadden Sea!

Kick-off for new shark tagging project in the Netherlands. The numbers of sharks caught in the Dutch Wadden Sea seem to be growing. More and […]

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Outrage about slaughtered whale shark… but that was not the only one!

Horrifying footage showed a whaleshark being slaughtered in a Chinese market, much to the delight of several onlookers, who made selfies and posed with the […]

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South Africa Incident Sparks Interest in Dutch Sharks!

The incident with pro-surfer Mick Fanning in South Africa (read more here) who bumpted into a great white shark, that got entangled in his foot […]

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Sharkatag 2015 – an overview

Sharkatag 2015 was a success: with a total of 80 tagged starry smooth-hounds, 2 tope sharks and 9 common stingrays (for which their is no […]

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An absolute first: eversion of the spiral valve in a wild shark

When Dutch Shark Society Photographer Peter Verhoog, specialized in (elasmobranch) research photography, made a dive in South African False Bay, with some of his favorite […]

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