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University's website lets you keep track of sharks

One tiger shark, affectionately known as Harry Lindo, swam an unprecedented 27,000 miles in three years. A couple of others, a tiger and a shortfin mako, dove 3,000 feet deep. Others thrashed through the seas at up to 60 ...

dateAug 07, 2013 in Ecology
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Fisheries nations set to discuss bluefin tuna

(AP)—After defeating a proposal in 2010 to ban the export of an endangered fish that is a key ingredient of sushi, Japan and Asian nations argued it should be left to quota-setting international fisheries ...

dateNov 10, 2012 in Ecology
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Secrets of sharks' success

New research from the University of South Florida suggests that one of the evolutionary secrets of the shark's success hides in one of its tiniest traits -- flexible scales on the bodies of these peerless ...

dateNov 24, 2010 in Soft Matter
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Atlantic tuna quotas unchanged for 2014

Annual fishing quotas for bluefin tuna in the East Atlantic and Mediterranean will remain unchanged in 2014, an international meeting on tuna fishing decided Monday, despite stiff opposition from Japan.

dateNov 25, 2013 in Ecology
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Conservation body agrees to protect silky sharks

(AP) -- Delegates at an international conservation meeting agreed Saturday on a measure mandating that silky sharks accidentally caught in fishing gear be released back into the sea alive, marine advocacy ...

dateNov 19, 2011 in Ecology
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Progress made on protecting sharks, groups say

(AP) -- An international conservation conference in Paris made progress Saturday on protecting sharks but didn't do anything to save the Atlantic bluefin tuna, which has been severely overfished to feed the ...

dateNov 28, 2010 in Ecology
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