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 a
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 the
COVENTRY (UK)- The biggest fish in the ocean, whale sharks, are incredible animals. They can reach lengths of over 18 metres and weigh more than 19,000kg. Each shark has a unique pattern of spots on its body, like a fingerprint. The number of whale sharks in our oceans has been in
Oceanic sharks and rays live so far from land that the average person is unlikely to ever see them. But these species, which live in the vast open ocean, are also among the most revered, and include the great white shark and the giant manta ray. For millennia, their remoteness
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 sharks
LISBON (Portugal) A new crisis emerges worldwide because of climate change: the number of dead zones in our oceans is rising. And that means that fish that normally swim there, are now coming to surface layers where they can find oxygen. And that’s where the fishing industry awaits. Researchers show
LA SAVINA (SPAIN)- The waters of the harbor of the village of La Savina on the Mediterranean island Formentera, were visited by an almost 2m large blue shark this week. One diver entered the cold January waters to try to get a hook out of the mouth of the shark.