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: 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: 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!

Featured Species: Smooth Hammerhead (Sphyrna zygaena)

This week's featured species is known for its sleek and smooth cephalofoil. Meet the Smooth Hammerhead!

New Shark Species Described to Science: American Pocket Shark (Mollisquama mississippiensis)

New deep water shark species has been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico. Welcome the American Pocket Shark!

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: Bigeye Thresher (Alopias superciliosus)

This week's featured species is a tail-smacking good time! Meet the Bigeye Thresher Shark!

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: 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.

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