Posts tagged shark
Whale sharks are flocking to waters off of the Azore islands, a Portuguese archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, a new study has found.
Whale sharks tend to enjoy warmer temperatures, but even this species has been affected by climate change, according to the study, which is published in the latest issue of the journal PLoS ONE.
The European parliament on Thursday called a definitive halt to shark finning, the long contested practice of fishermen slicing off fins and throwing the live body overboard to drown.
Tune in for Shark Facts, Mars Facts and Shark Stories!
“It’s kind of like having a new baby…shooting its ChemCam laser at rocks to discovery the mineral content… so cute!”
“You’d think with all those teeth a shark would have to brush a lot…”
Shark Week is coming up right after the Olympics!!
Phantom camera capturing amazing slow motion shark attack footage.
Video: ITM Instruments
The finding adds to the growing body of evidence that substantial genetic differences may not always be detectable visually. For example, it was determined that the desert tortoise is at least two different species.
(We are sooo getting pumped for shark week! Starts August, 11, 2012)