Featured Species: Ornate Eagle Ray (Aetomylaeus vespertilio)

There is no species of ray more beautiful than this week's featured species. Convince me otherwise. Meet the Ornate Eagle Ray.

Featured Species: Sicklefin Lemon Shark (Negaprion acutidens)

What’s better than one species of lemon shark? TWO of course! Meet this week’s featured species, the sicklefin lemon shark!

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 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.

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: Birdbeak Dogfish (Deania calcea)

Continuing with the weird and the beautiful, this week's other worldly shark species is the Birdbeak Dogfish!

Featured Species: Winghead Shark (Eusphyra blochii)

This week's featured species is a species of hammerhead whose cephalofoil is so wide it is nearly half the length of its body! Meet the wonderfully weird Winghead Shark!

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