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Bahamas Conch in the News

We’ve shared posts about conch populations before but a new study led by Dr. Kough from Shedd Aquarium found that the conch population declined 71% in 2016 compared to a 2011 survey in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. View the full study here and a popular news article here.

Tiger Shark Research at Tiger Beach, Bahamas

See here for a post from Oceanbites blog about recent research done at Tiger Beach! If you’d like more information about the research, see the full research article reference below.

 

Sulikowski, James A. et al. Seasonal and life-stage variation in the reproductive ecology of a marine apex predator, the tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier, at a protected female-dominated site. […]

By |July 1st, 2016|Categories: sharks|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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The Economic Impact of Flats Fishing in The Bahamas

Super reader Rob Koury asked about the $141 million dollar figure frequently cited regarding the bonefish fishery in The Bahamas. Here is a link to the original report back in 2010.

By |November 5th, 2015|Categories: bonefish, Fish, tourism|Tags: , |0 Comments