Sharks

Leopard Sharks Follow their Noses Home

Written by on January 14, 2016 in Marine Life, Sharks
Leopard Sharks Follow their Noses Home

Hunting was thought to be the main purpose of sharks’ magnified sense of smell, until researchers proposed that leopard sharks might use smell to navigate.

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102 Species Added to the Tree of Life

Written by on December 30, 2015 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life, Sharks
102 Species Added to the Tree of Life

In 2015, the California Academy of Sciences described 102 new species, many of which are found underwater.

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More Education in Recreational Fishing Community Leads to Better Shark Conservation

Written by on December 2, 2015 in Other News, Sharks
More Education in Recreational Fishing Community Leads to Better Shark Conservation

New research found that educating recreational anglers can help protect sharks.

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High CO2 Prevents Sharks from Smelling (and eating…)

Written by on November 18, 2015 in Marine Life, Sharks
High CO2 Prevents Sharks from Smelling (and eating…)

A recent study from the University of Adelaide found that sharks’ growth and hunting abilities will be “dramatically impacted” by climate change.

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Misunderstood Sharks

Written by on October 12, 2015 in Other News, Sharks
Misunderstood Sharks

They’re just trying to help.

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Want to Swim with Great Hammerhead Sharks?

Written by on September 25, 2015 in Marine Life, Sharks
Want to Swim with Great Hammerhead Sharks?

“These weeks are excellent for underwater photographers, videographers, and GoPro enthusiasts to get exceptional photos and video of these amazing animals.”

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It’s official, orcas are the toughest predators

Written by on September 14, 2015 in Marine Life, Sharks, Whales & Dolphins
It’s official, orcas are the toughest predators

Orcas win again.

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This surfer is committed to saving sharks – even though he lost his leg to one of them

Written by on August 24, 2015 in Other News, Sharks
This surfer is committed to saving sharks – even though he lost his leg to one   of them

This surfer is committed to saving sharks…even though he lost his leg to one of them. Check out #9 in Grist’s Oceans 15 series to learn more!

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Does the “Landscape of Fear” Influence Sea Turtle Movement?

Written by on August 4, 2015 in Marine Life, Sea Turtles, Sharks
Does the “Landscape of Fear” Influence Sea Turtle Movement?

A new study is one of the first to examine the predator-prey interactions between tiger sharks and loggerhead sea turtles.

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Reducing Shark Attacks: Information More Powerful Than Culls

Written by on July 14, 2015 in Other News, Sharks
Reducing Shark Attacks: Information More Powerful Than Culls

The risk of a great white shark attack in California has dropped by 91 percent in the last 60 years.

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