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: 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.

Featured Species: Longfin Mako (Isurus paucus)

This week's featured species is one of the fastest sharks in the world. Meet the Longfin Mako!

Protections for the Critically Endangered Largetooth Sawfish Increased in the Caribbean

Earlier this week, 7 Caribbean countries unanimously agreed to extend further protections to the critically endangered Largetooth Sawfish.

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!

The IUCN Announced Conservation Status Update on 58 Elasmobranch Species, Including the Shortfin Mako

Continuing population declines led the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Shark Specialist Group to reclassify the conservation status of several elasmobranch species.

Featured Species: Broadfin Shark (Lamiopsis temminckii)

This week's featured species was once a common species in the Indian Ocean, but today is an Endanger Species. Meet the Broadfin Shark.

Featured Species: Scalloped Hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini)

Take a dive among a bizarre shark known to congregate in massive schools. Meet the Scalloped Hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini).

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