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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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Kick-off De BeestenBende in Velsen

De BeestenBende is an organisation that organises kids to clean up garbage in clubs. Because the kids from Velsen will be cleaning up on the […]

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Are you eating shark without knowing it?

You could be eating shark meat and not know it. So why should you bother? After all, fish is fish and why should sharks be […]

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Come join us for the SharkaTag research project!

    On July 10th, we will have our own Dutch Shark Society boat for SharkaTag, and all participants can catch, tag and release sharks! […]

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This year, the Easter Bunny brings special eggs!

Yesterday, we officially introduced the Dutch Great Eggcase Hunt in the Netherlands: de Grote Eikapseljacht. A school class of elementary school De Bogen in Harderwijk […]

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Presentation at high school Rotterdams Montessori Lyceum

Last week we presented to a couple of first year classes at a high school in Rotterdam. In our presentations in schools we tell a […]

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