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Advances in Fish Tagging and Marking Technology

Finally! Back in Februay 2008 I gave a presentation at the Advances in Fish Tagging and Marking Technology conference in New Zealand and a few months later submitted my talk as a research paper to be included in the proceedings … Continue reading

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The current status of sharks & rays

Today I would like to draw your attention to a special issue of the Journal of Fish Biology: The current status of elasmobranchs: biology, fisheries and conservation. Lots of interesting papers and information!

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Super exciting!

Neil is super excited about his group’s latest paper; and rightly so! Don’t bite the hand that feeds: assessing ecological impacts of provisioning ecotourism on an apex marine predator is one of those contributions I (and many others I’m sure!) … Continue reading

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The Great Fiji Shark Count

The Great Fiji Shark Count has been launched! Go to Mike’s blog for more information and background.  

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Shark fishing in Fiji

Please go to Mike’s blog and read his post here. This is most disturbing!

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Bull sharks in the Breede River need your help!

The South African Shark Conservancy (SASC) needs your help to prevent the systematic removal of Zambezi (bull) sharks, Carcharhinus leucas, from one of their most unique habitats in Africa. The human-shark conflict has once again reared its ugly head and … Continue reading

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eShark of course!

See yesterday’s post. After reading the PLoS ONE paper I emailed Christine Ward-Paige. I vaguely remembered that somebody contacted me some time ago asking me to fill out some online shark survey. For sure this was Christine and it turns … Continue reading

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eShark?

Let me draw your attention to a paper by Ward-Paige and Lotze published yesterday in PLoS ONE. This is very nice and timely indeed. I especially welcome the mentioning of the eBird initiative. It is time that we start thinking … Continue reading

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Isla de Vieques

Please visit the Save Our Seas project blog!

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Slowly!

I’m slowly, slowly adding content to the site. I have decided that I’ll keep my other site leucas.net up and running, but will remove all the non-Bull Shark Tagging Programme related content eventually. So leucas.net will remain the online home … Continue reading

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