Featured Species: Longfin Mako (Isurus paucus)

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

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.

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: Sand Tiger Shark (Carcharias taurus)

This week's Featured Species may look like the shark of nightmares, but is typically very timid. Check out the awe inspiring Sand Tiger Shark.

Featured Species: Porbeagle Shark (Lamna nasus)

Which shark is one of the fastest sharks in the ocean, is in the same family as the mako, and is often confused with the great white?! This week's featured species: the Porbeagle shark!

Featured Species Friday: Whitetip Reef Shark (Triaenodon obesus)

This week's Featured Species is a unique requiem shark that can really whip into a frenzy. Find out what makes the Whitetip Reef Shark so perfectly suited for life on the reef.

Featured Species Friday: Shortfin Mako (Isurus oxyrinchus)

Find out what makes the shortfin mako the ultimate oceanic powerhouse in this week's Featured Species Friday.

It’s All About the Teeth

Did you know that the design and shape of a shark's teeth can tell you a lot about it's diet? Find out how for sharks, it's all about the teeth.

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