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Tweets from the American Elasmobranch Society: Elasmobranch Conservation

Conservation, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksAugust 19, 2012

The American Elasmobranch Society is a non-profit professional society focusing on the scientific study and conservation of sharks, skates, and rays. AES members meet each year in a different North American city, and this meeting is the world’s largest annual gathering of shark scientists. AES recently met in Vancouver, British Columbia for the 2012 meeting, […]

Tweets from the American Elasmobranch Society: Elasmobranch Behavior

marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksAugust 18, 2012

The American Elasmobranch Society is a non-profit professional society focusing on the scientific study and conservation of sharks, skates, and rays. AES members meet each year in a different North American city, and this meeting is the world’s largest annual gathering of shark scientists. AES recently met in Vancouver, British Columbia for the 2012 meeting, […]

Largetooth sawfish to become second elasmobranch to receive Endangered Species Act protections

Conservation, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksJuly 13, 2011

The Largetooth Sawfish (Pristis perotteti) is about to become the second elasmobranch protected by the Endangered Species Act, a welcome step in the conservation of these animals. ¬†In addition to the slow growth, low number of offspring, and relatively late maturity which characterizes most elasmobranchs, another¬† biological feature contributes to sawfish being “among the most […]

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