These sharks use unique molecules to glow green

In the depths of the sea, certain shark species transform the ocean's blue light into a bright green color that only other sharks can seeā€”but how they biofluoresce has previously been unclear. In a study publishing August ...

Young blue sharks use central North Atlantic nursery

Blue sharks may use the central North Atlantic as a nursery prior to males and females moving through the ocean basin in distinctly different patterns, according to a study published August 13, 2014 in the open-access journal ...

Blue shark sparks panic on Rome beach

A blue shark that made a rare appearance in the shallow waters of a popular beach resort near Rome sparked panic and excitement among holidaymakers.

Butterfly wings inspire new high-tech surfaces

A South American butterfly flapped its wings, and caused a flurry of nanotechnology research to happen in Ohio. Researchers here have taken a new look at butterfly wings and rice leaves, and learned things about their microscopic ...

Pacific sharks disappearing into soup, study says

Pacific stocks of the oceanic whitetip shark, a favourite of fin soup enthusiasts, sank by as much as 17 percent a year between 1995 and 2010 despite catch and finning limits, a study said Wednesday.

UF researchers track ocean-crossing migration of blue shark

(PhysOrg.com) -- Blue sharks are strong enough to cross the Southern Atlantic Ocean but need human protection at their destinations and points of departure, a University of Florida collaborative international tagging project ...

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