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chris lowe

Why a California great white shark scientist opposes CA Endangered Species Act protections

Challenging the Conventional Narrative, Conservation, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksFebruary 22, 2013

Dr. Chris Lowe is a Professor of Marine Biology at California State University Long Beach, and is Director of the ¬†CSULB Shark Lab. He has studied ¬†California’s great white sharks for more than 10 years, and has written more than 75 peer-reviewed scientific publications. Dr. Lowe also serves on the Board of Directors for the […]

State of the Field: Satellite tagging sharks

marine science, Natural Science, Science, State of the FieldFebruary 15, 2011

Modern shark researchers have access to a variety of high-tech tools. Acoustic tags with noises specific to each individual shark signal a receiver (or network of receivers) every time the shark passes nearby. Some tags have three-dimensional accelerometers, allowing researchers to study the small scale movement patterns and behaviors of sharks. Others, which are placed […]

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