Given the violence of the mating act in sharks, does the female shark suffer during mating?
Sea turtles have evolved a set of defenses against sharks, using their unusual shape, and their ability to flexibly change direction to evade these efficient predators. In this case, a tiger shark is shown attacking a sea turtle.Read more
Skyler Thomas presents an interview with Randall Arauz, the President of Pretoma (Progama Restauración de Tortugas Marianas) about how sea turtles protect themselves from sharks.
A video showing the sensitivity of the fins of sharks demonstrates that sharks feel pain.
The present study examined shark distribution patterns, species-habitat associations, and marine reserve use with baited remote underwater video stations (BRUVS) along the entire Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (GBRMP) over a ten year period.Read more
Sharks in no-fishing zones in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park found to be more abundant when the coral is healthy.
The authors hope that this study emphasizes how important the coral reef health is for the future of shark populations
It was Dr Lynne Sneddon, at the University of Liverpool, who proved scientifically that fish feel pain and suffer. Her team found 58 receptors located on the faces and heads of trout that responded to harmful stimuli.
University of Miami scientists Dr Neil Hammerschlag and Austin Gallagher, in collaboration with Chris Fallows of Apex Expeditions, South Africa, observed the feeding activity around four dead whales that appeared in the False Bay region during a pRead more
Great white sharks love whale blubber more than seals and gorge on it whenever they can, a new study finds.
Australia’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recommended Western Australia (WA) end its controversial shark killing program. This summer, baited drumlines will not be deployed in Western Australia.
When my plane touched down in Cebu City in the central Philippines, the ground had barely stopped shaking from a catastrophic earthquake that rocked Bohol and Cebu causing severe property damage and loss of life.Read more
As picture perfect as Malapascua is, in a nation of 7,107 palm tree fringed islands, 2.5km long Malapascua wouldn’t be on anyone’s radar were it not for the thresher sharks that treat the island like a spa.