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Shark fishing and tourism

First read this: Global economic value of shark ecotourism: implications for conservation. Then this. More, as always, on Mike’s blog.  Advertisements

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Shark species composition and abundances at the Shark Reef Marine Reserve

Another dataset from Fiji analyzed: Long-term changes in species composition and relative abundances of sharks at a provisioning site. See also Mike’s blog for more on this.

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Opportunistic visitors

I’m happy to share this with you: Opportunistic visitors: long-term behavioural response of bull sharks to food provisioning in Fiji. See also Mike’s blog for more on this.

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Fish in the global balance

Here’s a must read Editorial from the New York Times. And for those interested in the details read this.

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Stomach eversion in a line-caught shark – again!

In 2011 we published a paper in Fisheries Research reporting stomach eversion in a line-caught Shortfin Mako. A few days ago, an amateur naturalist posted footage of this rather spectacular behaviour on YouTube. Filmed with a Go Pro, this time … Continue reading

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Most exciting!

This is most exciting bull shark stuff: Christine Testerman from Mahmood‘s lab in Florida has presented the results of her genetic work at the recent meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society in Vancouver, Canada. You can find a copy of … Continue reading

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Ethics in marine ecology

See Correspondence in this week’s issue of Nature. Certainly something one must start thinking about!

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