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Garden & Gun - Meet the Most Interesting Shark in the Sea

Garden & Gun - Meet the Most Interesting Shark in the Sea

Great whites may get all the notoriety, but lemon sharks are making a splash of their own at a Bahamian research facility.

Science Daily - Hammerhead shark migration gives new hope for conservation

Science Daily - Hammerhead shark migration gives new hope for conservation

Great Hammerhead sharks have been tagged and tracked across the USA and Bahamas in a bid to shed light on their migration habits. Researchers suggest that these sharks are more at risk than previously thought because of their predictable and seasonal migratory patterns. As an endangered species, the...

Adventure Sports Network - Massive tiger shark is largest research group has seen

Adventure Sports Network - Massive tiger shark is largest research group has seen

New record! The biggest shark ever worked-up by the Sharklab. A 3.96m female tiger shark!

Virgin Unite - The ultimate silent hunter

Virgin Unite - The ultimate silent hunter

Extraordinary, elusive and emphatic, the great hammerhead shark, Sphyrna mokarran, is without doubt one of earths most recognisable and charismatic large predators. Not only is it a shark, but it is a shark with a head in the shape of a monster-sized hammer.

Smithsonian - Do Sharks Really Have Personalities?

Smithsonian - Do Sharks Really Have Personalities?

For a little over a year, Jean-Sebastien Finger has been trying to find out whether sharks have personalities. Personality, by its very name, seems to apply only to a person, e.g., a human. But can a shark actually be shy? Social? A risk-taker? Fierce or mellow?

The Independent - From zoology degree to shark photographer

The Independent - From zoology degree to shark photographer

He started his zoology degree in rainy Manchester, but now CJ Crooks is head of media at the world-renowned Sharklab in the Bahamas

National Geographic - Sharks Have Social Networks, Learn From Friends

National Geographic - Sharks Have Social Networks, Learn From Friends

Lemon sharks are able to make and maintain social networks, despite the lack of Facebook and Twitter and learn from their interactions, according to recent research.

BBC Nature - Lemon Sharks 'Learn' Skills by Watching Each Other

BBC Nature - Lemon Sharks 'Learn' Skills by Watching Each Other

Lemon sharks have the ability to learn from each other's behaviour, scientists have found.

The team compared the performance of inexperienced juvenile sharks working with both trained and untrained partners.

The results showed that sharks working with trained partners could complete tasks more quickly and successfully.

The study is thought to...

Living on Earth - Speaking of Sharks

Living on Earth - Speaking of Sharks

Sharks hold a special, dark corner in the English language. We’ve maligned this apex predator into all sorts of monstrous metaphors, but what do the sharks in water have in common with the sharks in speech? Living on Earth’s Ike Sriskandarajah compares the shark science with the sayings.

National Geographic - Explorer of the week: Samuel

National Geographic - Explorer of the week: Samuel "Doc" Gruber

We are pleased to announced that this week’s explorer is Samuel “Doc” Gruber, a shark expert who received funding from National Geographic in 2009 for his research on adult lemon sharks. As owner and director of the Bimini Biological Field Station located in Bimini, Bahamas, Gruber offers marine...

CBS 4 Miami: Sharks: The Fight To Keep Them Alive

CBS 4 Miami: Sharks: The Fight To Keep Them Alive

MIAMI (CBS4) – Just 50 miles off the coast of Bimini the waters are teaming with sharks.

Sharks that need human protection. At the center of that effort is Dr. Samuel Gruber, a professor at the University of Miami’s Rosential School for Marine and Atmospheric Science and director...

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