Featured Species: Caribbean Rough Shark (Oxynotus caribbaeus)

This week's featured species has beautifully marbled skin that is as rough as barbed wire. Meet the Caribbean Rough Shark.

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New Study Reveals New Life History Characteristics of the Australian Blackspot Shark (Carcharhinus coatesi)

A study published this earlier this month in the journal of Pacific Conservation Biology has shed some light  on the life history characteristics of the Australian Blackspot Shark (Carcharhinus coatesi) and demonstrates the importance of studying data deficient populations.

Featured Species: Blacktip Shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)

Think you can spot the difference between a spinner shark, a blacktip reef shark, and a blacktip shark? It may be more difficult than you think! Challenge your knowledge and learn all about this week's featured species, the Blacktip Shark.

New Study Reveals Juvenile Tiger Sharks Feed on Songbirds

A new study published this week in the journal of Ecology has found that juvenile tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) have an unexpected food item on the menu: songbirds.

Featured Species: Tasselled Wobbegong (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon)

Barbelled, splotched, and tasselled. This week's featured species uses these fashion accessories in the ultimate example of camouflage. Meet the Tasselled Wobbegong!

Featured Species: Sicklefin Weasel Shark (Hemigaleus microstoma)

This week's featured species has beautiful fins that hook like a sickel and give this shark its name. Meet the Sickelfin Weasel Shark.

Featured Species: Caribbean Reef Shark (Carcharhinus perezi)

This week's featured species is one of the most common species found on coral reef in the Caribbean Sea, and yet they are considered a Near Threatened species. Meet the Caribbean Reef Shark.

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