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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.

Study says marine protected areas can benefit large sharks

Researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science published new findings that suggest the expansion of protected areas into U.S. federal waters would safeguard 100 percent of ...

Shark with lowest-known metabolism is a sluggish success

A new research paper from Mote Marine Laboratory reveals that nurse sharks have the lowest metabolic rate measured in any shark—new evidence of the sluggish lifestyle that has helped the species survive for millennia.

New study suggests angler education can benefit sharks

A new study finds fisher education can help protect vulnerable shark populations. The research, led by University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science scientists, showed that recreational anglers ...

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