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!

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: 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: Blacktip Reef Shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)

This week's featured species is a fairly common species on coral reefs and in shallow lagoons throughout the Indo-Pacific. Meet the Blacktip Reef Shark.

2018 An Elasmo Year of Discovery

It's the final post of 2018! Let's celebrate by looking back at all the newly discovered elasmobranchs of 2018!

Featured Species: Pondicherry Shark (Carcharhinus hemiodon)

This week's featured species is the critically endangered Pondicherry Shark. Once common throughout the Indo-Pacific, this species is now the prime example of what unregulated fisheries can do in a short time period.

Daddy on the Outside, Mommy on the Inside: Evidence of Hermaphroditism in Sharks

Can a male shark give birth? Well it can if it's internal reproductive system is entirely female!

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