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Medusa: Scientists document rarely seen deepwater sharks using baited video cameras

deep sea, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksJune 14, 2012

The deep sea is one of the largest, least explored, and most unique ecosystems on the planet.  An enormous variety of weird and wonderful creatures make the deep sea their home, including many species of sharks. A new project, headed up by our friends at the Cape Eleuthera Institute, hopes to learn more about these […]

International research team tracks threatened oceanic whitetip sharks

Conservation, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksJune 1, 2011

Oceanic whitetip sharks are considered by many to be a poster-child for shark conservation. Once one of the most abundant species of pelagic sharks on Earth, unregulated overfishing throughout their global range had led to a precipitous decline in their population. In some parts of their range, the species has declined in population by more than 70% […]