Featured Species: Bigeye Sand Tiger Shark (Odontaspis noronhai)

This week's featured species is one of three species of known ragged tooth sharks. Meet the Bigeye Sand Tiger Shark!

Featured Species: Viper Dogfish (Trigonognathus kabeyai)

This week's featured species looks like it was ripped out of the sci-fi classic Aliens! Meet the Viper Dogfish!

Featured Species: Sandbar Shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus)

This week's featured species has a dorsal fin that can measure up to 1/10th the length of its body! Meet the Sandbar Shark.

Return of Featured Species Friday: Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)

The Tiger Shark is known as a swimming garbage can, but there is more to them than their unmatched appetite.

New Study Reveals Movements of Basking Sharks (Cetorhinus maximus) in the Eastern North Pacific Using Satellite Telemetry

A team of researchers have released a study that aims to fill in the gaps in our knowledge about basking sharks (Cetorhinus maximus) in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Four sharks were tagged off the coast of California using pop-off satellite archival tags from 2010 to 2011.   During this time, each shark's habitat use and geographic movement... Continue Reading →

Featured Species Friday: Megamouth Shark (Megachasma pelagios)

A biolumenscent filter feeding epieplagic shark? Sounds like something from a Sci-Fi movie, but in truth, it’s one of the most elusive shark species ever known: the Megamouth Shark.

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