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

Conservation, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksNovember 2, 20175

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 […]

How severe are shark population decreases, and how do we know?

Conservation, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksApril 19, 2012

John Shepherd once said that counting fish is like counting trees, except that fish move and you can’t see them because they’re underwater. This is true with sharks as well. It’s basically impossible to know how many sharks there are. Fortunately, a variety of methods exist that can be used to determine population trends. In […]

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