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.
Massey scientists captured some astonishing footage of a great white shark on a recent research expedition to the Southwest Pacific.
A diver separated from his boat off the coast of Australia said Sunday he was lucky to be alive after being forced to swim miles back to shore—shadowed by a large tiger shark.
Shark diversity and abundance is highest in remote reefs, as far as 25 hours away from main cities, reveals an international study conducted in the New Caledonia archipelago.
Jaws, beware! Alligators may be coming for you, according to a Kansas State University researcher.
Sharks come in all shapes and sizes and perhaps the most unusual is the hammerhead shark, easily recognized by its oddly shaped head. Most research on hammerheads has focused specifically on their laterally expanded heads, ...
The movements of great white sharks in the Pacific and Indian oceans have long been the subject of academic study, but new research is just starting to shed light on the behavior of their Atlantic Ocean counterparts.
A James Cook University researcher has found that sharks and rays live a lot longer than we thought - some twice as long as previously estimated.
As lawmakers propose banning the sale of shark fins in the U.S., a pair of scientists is pushing back, saying the effort might actually harm attempts to conserve the marine predators.