New Shark Database Launched

‘To unify shark conservation efforts worldwide, marine life experts have just launched a new database containing information on some of the planet’s most threatened sharks.

The online tool, called the “Database of measures on conservation and management of sharks,” also includes information on threatened skates, rays and chimaeras, which are all related to sharks. It was created by FAO-CITES, […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:01:54-05:00 June 13th, 2016|Categories: Endangered species, sharks|Tags: , |0 Comments

‘It’s Better in the Bahamas Shark Sanctuary’

Beth Whitman, a PhD candidate at FIU that has been working on Abaco for a couple years now, worked very hard this summer in The Bahamas assisting with Paul G. Allen’s Global Fin Print. Using Baited Remote Underwater Video (or BRUVs), researchers around the globe have been surveying marine life on coral reefs and here is a short clip […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:01:57-05:00 December 15th, 2015|Categories: sharks|Tags: , , |0 Comments