A team of scientists led by Florida Institute of Technology's Toby Daly-Engel has confirmed after decades of uncertainty that sixgill sharks residing in the Atlantic Ocean are a different species than their counterparts in ...
New Australian marine tracking system maps a decade of widespread movements of our iconic sea species
A new study led by researchers at the Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) and Macquarie University, and published in Scientific Data, has tracked the whereabouts of 117 marine species, ranging from sharks and saltwater ...
The federal government says the oceanic whitetip shark will be listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act to help the species recover.
To shine light on and conserve rare shark, ray, and chimaera species (chondrichthyans), SFU researchers have developed a fully-resolved family tree and ranked every species according to the unique evolutionary history they ...
Tiger sharks appear to be genetically monogamous – and it could be putting the species at risk.
Marine ecologists have shown that traces of DNA in the sea can be used to monitor shark populations.
In a paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, researchers report that shark species have evolved diverse physical attributes to help them thrive in different ocean ecosystems.
The first thing to say about shark attack deaths is that they are very rare, with only about two per year in Australia. But still, every year without fail, people die from shark bites, both here and around the world.
Nearly one-third of the shark species in the global fin trade are at risk of extinction, according to a new study led by FIU marine scientist Demian Chapman.
Lions, chimpanzees, giraffes, leopards and a wide variety of sharks received added protection at a UN wildlife conference in the Philippines, organisers said Saturday.