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New research: Egg case predation

Our Dutch Eggcase project is doing great. Recently, we asked all people who had registered to submit their egg cases for research on predation on […]

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Can sharks predict the weather?

By Dorien Schröder, Dutch Shark Society  We have all heard stories of animals fleeing an area before a big storm of earthquake hits. This is because […]

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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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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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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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The wonderful net: why mackerel sharks are not coldblooded killers

By Dorien Schröder, Dutch Shark Society In our Instagram profile on the Porbeagle shark, we briefly mentioned their amazing countercurrent exchange system that allows them […]

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Cool Canadian Porbeagles!

Direct commercial fishing for the porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus) led to stock collapses in the eastern North Atlantic in the 1950s, and the western North […]

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