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The current study used shark teeth collected from a new coastal site on Banks Island, which allowed them to gain a more complete understanding of the changes in ocean water salinity across a broader geographic area.
Most sharks today are strictly saltwater fish, however, a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Chicago reveals that this was not the case 50 million years ago.
Turtle Island Restoration Network, Charles Darwin Foundation, Galapagos National Park Directorate, UMass Dartmouth and OCEARCH collaborate to conduct multispecies expedition. (PRWEB)
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.
A new study tracking the migratory patterns of tiger sharks in the waters near Australia revealed just how important coral reefs are to the survival of this feisty predator.
The recent rash of shark attacks in the Hawaiian Islands may be explained by the migratory patterns described in a report recently published by the journal Ecology.
In some sexually reproducing species, the competition between males to pass on their genetic material ends with conception. However, for sand tiger sharks that competition extends into the female’s uteri where baby sharks cannibalize one another until only one remains.
Sharks played a key role in the lives of ancient Pacific islanders. Not only were these animals hunted as food, but their teeth were also used to create deadly weapons. Now researchers have discovered extinct sharks species based on these teeth.
The Bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas, also known as the Bull whaler, Zambezi River shark or colloquially Zambi, is common worldwide in warm, shallow waters along coasts and well-known for its unpredictable, often aggressive behavior. They have a tolerance for fresh water that is unique among marine sharks, and can travel far up rivers, posing a threat to those who venture into the water. As a result they are probably responsible for the majority of attacks on humans that take place near the...
The tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier, one of the largest sharks, is the only member of the genus Galeocerdo. Mature sharks average 10 to 14 ft (3.25 to 4.25 m) and weigh 850 to 1400 lb (385 to 635 kg). It is found in many of the tropical and temperate regions of the world's oceans, and is especially common around islands in the central Pacific. This shark is a solitary hunter, usually hunting at night. Its name is derived from the dark stripes down its body, which fade as the shark matures....
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