A nursery ground for sand tiger sharks was recently discovered in Long Island's Great South Bay. Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium say this find will help them better protect the vulnerable animals.
A rare shark that's referred to as a sofa shark or false catfish was recently captured off the coast of Scotland. This is only the second time such a specimen has been seen near Scotland.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tagged a female hammerhead shark two months ago. With the use of satellite-tracking tag, the researchers observed the shark swimming unexpectedly far for food.
The 2015 Coastal Shark Survey, one of surveys that have taken place every two to three years since 1986, recorded 2,835 sharks that were captured and tagged for monitoring.
The Australian government recently launched a $250,000 campaign to increase surveillance and shark tagging in an attempt to reduce shark attacks.
Being a vet doesn't always seem like an exciting job. Sure, meeting and saving cute and furry friends has its own brand of gratification, but it's not the kind of work that will get your blood pumping. That's not so for Dr Scott Sims, a veterinarian who moved to Hawaii in 2001 to take on a whole new kind of work day.