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Veggievore fish of the Triassic

Fish have a bit of a boring reputation among many vertebrate paleontologists–too many bones, too hard to identify, not as charismatic as dinosaurs, etc., etc. But, this is entirely undeserved (and I say that as a dinosaur ...

dateSep 26, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Studying the biology of sharks in the wild

Typically, the only activity that concerns beachgoers when it comes to sharks is the sight of a dorsal fin slicing through the water's surface. But, for Kevin Weng, assistant professor of fisheries science at William & Mary's ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Ecology
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Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific bans shark fin

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific said Wednesday it will ban the carriage of shark fin on all its flights, a victory for conservationists concerned for endangered species of the predator.

dateJun 22, 2016 in Ecology
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