How do sharks and tuna react to being caught by hook-and-line and then released? Well, they swim twice as fast as their normal cruising speed, according tot researchers at The Royal Society.  Sharks and tuna  normally swim at elevated speeds relative to cruising speeds only during strenuous activity, such asContinue Reading

Hammerhead sharks are the strange-looking ones. They look like someone grabbed their skull by the eye sockets and stretched their heads out sideways, while the rest of their bodies look like those of a normal shark. Article by Gavin Naylor. You might wonder – what are the advantages of havingContinue Reading

The crystal clear waters of the Bahamas are well known for their healthy shark populations, which include tiger sharks. Photo © Christopher Vaughn-Jones

GENEVA (Switzerland)-  The Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) has joined the Shark Conservation Fund (SCF) as one of its members. Dr James Lea, the SOSF’s chief executive officer, has joined the advisory board and says of the partnership, ‘I am delighted that we are joining the Shark Conservation Fund. Combined withContinue Reading