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New large prehistoric shark described

Megalolamna paradoxodon is the name of a new extinct shark described by an international research team who based their discovery on fossilized teeth up to 4.5 centimeters (1.8 inches) tall found from the eastern and western ...

dateOct 03, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Australia increases shark tagging after teen mauling

The tagging and relocation of sharks off Australia's most populous state will be sharply increased to protect surfers ahead of a busy summer season, authorities said Sunday, after a teenager was mauled in a recent attack.

dateOct 02, 2016 in Ecology
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Sharks: feared predator in need of protection

Sharks may elicit less sympathy than elephants or rhinos, but experts say the feared predators are under increasing pressure from unmanaged commercial fishing and desperately in need of further protection.

dateOct 01, 2016 in Ecology
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Sandbar sharks catch a break in Turkey

The Turkish government has announced plans to extend two no-fishing zones in Gökova Bay Marine Protected Area by 700 hectares to protect critical sandbar shark habitat. This is great news for the species, which is listed ...

dateSep 27, 2016 in Ecology
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