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Scalloped hammerhead shark
2014-11-28 13:35:52

The precise movements of a young hammerhead shark have been tracked for the first time and are published in the open access journal Animal Biotelemetry.

2014-06-11 08:22:23

Sawfishes, Devil Rays, Reef Mantas, Hammerheads, Threshers, Silky Sharks Proposed for Listing under Convention on Migratory Species WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

Effects Of Catch-and-release Fishing On Sharks Examined In New Study
2014-01-30 15:45:04

A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science investigated how several species of coastal sharks respond to stress from catch-and-release fishing.

Scientists Discover Carolina Hammerhead Shark Species By Accident
2013-11-08 07:48:04

A shark that has previosuly been viewed as a member of the scalloped hammerhead family has now been given new status, after scientists discover key features that place it as a distinct shark separate from its scalloped kin.

Sharks And Rays Need More Protection From Overfishing
2012-09-05 05:41:31

At the IUCN's World Conservation Congress this week, the Wildlife Conservation Society urged the world's governments to take urgent steps to save sharks and rays from the relentless pressure of overfishing for international trade.

A Case Of Misidentification: Two Sharks Could Be Endangered
2012-03-28 06:59:51

A new and unnamed shark species originally discovered off the Eastern United States seaboard has a cousin that shares a striking resemblance: The endangered scalloped hammerhead shark.

2011-04-29 08:15:00

Studies show that coastal sharks have "DNA zip codes" that can reveal where they were born; underscores potential of DNA testing to monitor fin trade STONY BROOK, N.Y., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international team of scientists, led by the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science at Stony Brook University, has used DNA to determine that groups of dusky sharks (Carcharhinus obscurus) and copper sharks (Carcharhinus brachyurus) living in different coastal regions across the...


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