Sharks play an essential rol in the health of our oceans

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Sharks feel it coming!

Sharks are living in a changing ocean… Understanding how sharks sense and interact with their environment is vital for sustaining populations of these marine predators, […]

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Follow the…. FOOD!

Basking sharks are filter feeders, they have no teeth and feed on microscopic plankton by opening wide their huge mouths. Satellite imagery of microscopic life in […]

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Saving sharks? Save their nursing grounds!

Last year December, a study presented research results, that proved that female nurse sharks return ‘home’ to give birth. Scientists tracked lemon sharks, a highly […]

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Eqalussuaq… is Innuit for Greenland shark

In the family of Somniosidae, sleeper sharks, the Greenland shark stands out as a bit of a bad ass. It lives farther north than any […]

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Are sharks socializing?

Many shark species live in groups, like  grey reef sharks that aggregate in groups of females, and scalloped hammerheads (Sphyrna lewini) that swim in schools. […]

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Which shark and ray species are most endangered? A sad gallery…

There has been a lot of publicity about shark culling in West Australia, Isle de la Réunion and Seychelles. And rightfully so. But the populations […]

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Mysterious Travels by Tagged Tigers

In Australia, the government has started to cull sharks of 3 meter or longer with baited drum lines. But these sharks are not Australian, they […]

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Elephant what??? Meet the elephant shark

The elephant shark is a relic of a bygone age, sometimes called a living fossil, a creature alive today that has changed little since it […]

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Have tag, will travel!

Galeorhinus galeus is a hound shark of the family Triakidae, the only member of the genus Galeorhinus. Common names include school shark, tope shark, soupfin […]

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Designing a New Submarine? Look at Stingrays!

Many of us have the privilege of watching stingrays moving: maybe on television or actually in the water during a dive (and if you have […]

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