A blacktip reef shark exploring the shallows of St Joseph Atoll Photo by Clare Daly |© Save Our Seas Foundation

ST. JOSEPH ATOLL (Seychelles)- Going after the same prey, but not after each other. Sicklefin lemon and blacktip reef sharks hunt the same bony fishes, crustaceans, molluscs and rays on the atoll of St. Joseph in the Seychelles. Yet they manage to live together in harmony in the confined space of aContinue Reading

Sicklefin Lemon Shark. Photo: Wikpedia Creative Commons

ST.JOSEPH ATOLL (SEYCHELLES)- How do different effects of tides, temperature and time of day affect the behavior of Sicklefin Lemon Sharks (Negaprion acutidens)? A research by Save Our Seas Foundation shows how the sharks become more active at nighttime. The study was done in the tidal waters surrounding a theContinue Reading

THESSALONIKI (Greece)- The southern Aegean Sea, around the Greek Cyclades and Dodecanese Islands, is potentially a very important area for three species of angel shark species, the Sawback Angelshark (Squatina aculeata), Smoothback Angelshark (S. oculata), and Angelshark (S. squatina). Researchers of iSea have recently discovered several records of angel sharksContinue Reading

BOSTON (UK)- Climate change causes ocean temperatures to rise. This leads to shark pups being born smaller, exhausted and undernourished into already challenging environments, says a new study conducted at the New England Aquarium Ocean warming, resulting from global climate change, is already causing unprecedented changes to aquatic ecosystems worldwide. TheContinue Reading

NASSAU (BAHAMAS)- Over the last hundred years, human activity has caused a large increase in metals and metalloids entering the marine environment, posing potential risks to biodiversity and food security. Beneath the Waves evaluated muscle tissues of 36 individual sharks from six species. The research team provides the first accountContinue Reading