Featured Species: Giant Devil Ray (Mobula mobular)

This week's featured species is named for their horn-shaped cephalic fins that give them a devilish look. Meet the Giant Devil Ray!

Whale Shark Mating Behavior Captured on Film for the First Time Ever

For the first time ever, researchers have managed to capture whale shark mating behavior on film.

New Shark Species Described to Science: American Pocket Shark (Mollisquama mississippiensis)

New deep water shark species has been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico. Welcome the American Pocket Shark!

Featured Species: Pacific Angelshark (Squatina californica)

This week's featured species is a master ambush predator and can virtually disappear below the sand. Meet the Pacific Angelshark.

Feature Species: Salmon Shark (Lamna ditropis)

This week's featured species is a close cousin of the great white and the shortfin mako. And until 1947, this species and the porbeagle were considered the same species. Dive right in to this week's featured species: the Salmon Shark!

Evidence of Embryonic Locomotion in Tawny Nurse Sharks (Nebrius ferrugineus)

New evidence suggests that tawny nurse shark embryos migrate between the uteri of the mother in order to forage while in utero.

Featured Species: Atlantic Stingray (Hypanus sabinus)

It's been over eight years since the oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. So what can the Atlantic Stingray tell us about the state of the ecosystem today?

Featured Species: Bat Eagle Ray (Myliobatis californica)

This week’s Featured Species is swooping in just in time for Halloween: it’s the Bat Ray! This flat shark is named for their beautiful pectoral fins that are shaped like a bat’s wing. They are the perfect Halloween treat!

Featured Species Friday: Cownose Ray (Rhinoptera bonasus)

This week's Featured Species is going to the Cownose Rays. Find out how over fishing of large sharks has enabled the Cownose Ray to wreck havoc on other species in the food chain.

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