Prevention and responses to shark bites have varied temporally and regionally, and have included shark hunts, organised shark culling, beach meshing and drumlines, beach closures, shark fences, land and aerial based shark spotting, and acoustic teRead more
Arauz founded the Association for the Restoration of Sea Turtles (PRETOMA) in 1997, and it was during his efforts to protect critically endangered leatherback sea turtles that he stumbled upon the shark finning problem.Read more
According to Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), there are no reliable estimates of white shark population sizes or trends in Australian waters, but genetic evidence suggests there are two populations,
The sixgill sharks are a genus, Hexanchus, of deepwater sharks characterized by a broad, pointed head, six pairs of gill slits, comb-like, yellow lower teeth, and a long tail.
We showed that the sixgills in the Atlantic are actually very different from the ones in the Indian and Pacific Oceans on a molecular level, to the point where it is obvious that they’re a different species even though they look very