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Happy 2015!

We wish everyone a wonderful, healthy and happy New Year! And we hope for positive news for sharks and rays in 2015!  

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Large predators DO belong in our oceans…

  Sharks and other large predators play an important role in the health of our ocean. But in the last century, we’ve taken out an […]

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Why tracking sharks (and other fish) is so important

  In many countries, there are regulations to manage and protect shark populations. But apart fromjust  protecting a species in national waters, they need protection […]

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The Dutch Great Eggcase Hunt

It’s time! After the successful British Great Eggcase Hunt, there is now a Dutch version. In collaboration with the Shark Trust, we have adapted the […]

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Project Stellaris: Mediterranean catsharks in the spotlights!

During the last meeting of the European Elasmobranch Association,  November 7-9 2014),the Dutch Shark Society had the pleasure of sponsoring three participants, whose research project […]

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The EEA Meeting 2014 – A Summary

By Dorien Schröder, Dutch Shark Society, dorien@dutchsharksociety.org     The first day of the meetingen of the European Elasmobranch Association was themed Elasmobranch Policy. The […]

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Discarded fishing gear keeps fishing for ever…

„Derelict fishing gear, sometimes referred to as “ghost gear,” is any discarded, lost, or abandoned, fishing gear in the environment. This gear continues to fish […]

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(Maybe) the last of the Dutch blue skates…

Last week, a fishmonger triumphantly exposed a large blue skate (Dipturus batis/intermedia) in his shop and on a market, stating “100 years old”! Maybe he […]

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And where does YOUR tuna come from?

  Many people tend to see shark finning and  targeted shark fishing as the most important cause for the decline of shark populations worldwide. They do […]

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Ocean Acidification will affect Shark Populations…

When atmospheric carbon dioxide dissolves in the oceans it forms carbonic acid, which in turn has a negative impact on marine life. Laboratory studies show that […]

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