Three sharks found on the shores of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, this week likely died of “cold shock” as frigid winter temperatures hit the East Coast, according to shark experts.
On Friday, an Ecuadorian fishing vessel was caught transporting sharks and other protected species in the Galapagos Marine Reserve. Its 23 crew members and eight minor fiberglass vessels were apprehended by the Galapagos National Park rangers and Ecuadorian Navy for illegal possession and transport of protected species.
Iranian officials say they have found hundreds of dead sharks with their fins sawed off on an island in the Persian Gulf.
One Danish scientist, Julius Nielsen, has recently discovered a creature, in the North Atlantic Ocean, which is said to be 18 feet long and 512 years old. It’s a shark and now it is believed to be the oldest living vertebrate in the world.
Upper house committee says nets damage other marine wildlife and recommends replacement of lethal drum lines.
Three people are facing charges in connection to the infamous shark dragging video. The charges resulted from a four-month long investigation into the video and other disturbing images on social media.
The sharks seemed in good health with no obvious cause of death, said local resident Lance Payne, who found them.
New research has found a quarter of pregnant sharks and rays lose their pups when caught, threatening some species.
Nearly one-third of the shark species in the global fin trade are at risk of extinction, according to a new study led by FIU marine scientist Demian Chapman.
Delegates to this year’s biggest international summit on protecting wildlife have agreed to include the whale shark, locally known as “butanding”, in the list of species that need international protection.
Shark diversity and abundance is highest in remote reefs, as far as 25 hours away from main cities, reveals an international study conducted in the New Caledonia archipelago.
Pondicherry Shark, Red Sea Torpedo and Tentacled Butterfly Ray may have become extinct, fear scientists
Three marine species — the Pondicherry shark, the Red Sea torpedo and the tentacled butterfly ray might be possibly extinct in the oceanic waters of the Arabian Seas Region (ASR) since no evidence of their existence has surfaced in the last three decades.