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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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Wanted – dead or alive?

Sharks can be worth much more when they are alive, as this infographic by Pew Charitable Trusts shows. It is a saddening thought, that the […]

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A great threat to sharks – and our oceans

Commercial fishing, whether it is gill netting; trawling, purse seining or long-lining- always has varying degrees of by-catch, amounting to anywhere from 60-90% of the total […]

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Kick-off ‘De BeestenBende’ in Velsen

De BeestenBende is an organisation that organises kids to clean up garbage. Because the kids in Velsen will also be cleaning up the beach, they […]

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