Upside-down fish, shellfish poaching, and the value of whale poop: Thursday Afternoon Dredging: November 16, 2017

Thursday Afternoon DredgingNovember 16, 2017 • 1~2 min read • 0

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Watch this tiger shark hunting a hammerhead shark, in amazing National Geographic footage! Follow Sarah Popov, a marine spatial ecologist interested in fisheries and conservation, on twitter! Whales in polluted water develop a new feeding strategy. By Jason Goldman, for Scientific American.

A scientifically accurate list of the most endangered sharks in the world

Conservation, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksNovember 2, 2017 • 1~2 min read • 5

One of the most common questions I get during my “ask me anything” sessions on twitter is “which species of sharks are the most endangered?” Whenever I can’t completely answer a question in a single tweet, I like to link to more information from a reliable source. However, I’ve struggled to easily answer this question […]

Seagrass restoration, seabirds, and sea turducken! Thursday Afternoon Dredging: November 2, 2017

Thursday Afternoon Dredging • 1~2 min read • 0

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Watch this skate seen on a SCUBA dive in Scotland! Video by Catherine Hollingdale Follow fish parasitologist Isaure de Buron on twitter! Judge halts Hawaii aquarium fishing until environmental review. By the AP. There are more fish in the sea, because the Magnusson-Stevens Act is working. By George Leonard, for the Ocean […]

Reducing seabird bycatch, rescuing vaquita, and cod comebacks: Thursday Afternoon Dredging: October 26, 2017

Thursday Afternoon DredgingOctober 26, 2017 • 2~2 min read • 0

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Watch aquarists at the PPG Aquarium at the Pittsburgh zoo target train a zebra shark so it comes when it’s called Follow PNG Sharks and Rays, a twitter account associated with a project studying “one of the last frontiers of marine biodiversity research,” on twitter. 5 things you should know about the […]

Applications now open for the 2018 YPRF diversity in elasmobranch science scholarship

UncategorizedOctober 24, 2017 • 1~2 min read • 0

The American Elasmobranch Society, the world’s oldest and largest professional society focusing on the scientific study and management of sharks and their relatives, is now welcoming applications for the 2nd year of our Young Professional Recruitment Fund diversity initiative. Awardees will be given one year of Society membership, in addition to specialized professional development training, mentorship, […]

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