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: Bigeye Thresher (Alopias superciliosus)

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

Featured Species: Blacktip Shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)

Think you can spot the difference between a spinner shark, a blacktip reef shark, and a blacktip shark? It may be more difficult than you think! Challenge your knowledge and learn all about this week's featured species, the Blacktip Shark.

Featured Species: Tasselled Wobbegong (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon)

Barbelled, splotched, and tasselled. This week's featured species uses these fashion accessories in the ultimate example of camouflage. Meet the Tasselled Wobbegong!

Featured Species: Caribbean Reef Shark (Carcharhinus perezi)

This week's featured species is one of the most common species found on coral reef in the Caribbean Sea, and yet they are considered a Near Threatened species. Meet the Caribbean Reef Shark.

Featured Species: Pelagic Thresher Shark (Alopias pelagicus)

This week's featured species is know one of three species known its shocking whip-like tail that it uses to stun its prey while hunting. Meet the Pelagic Thresher 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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