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  • Sharks In The Water
    Diving With Sharks
    I love diving with sharks.And no, this isn’t a prelude to a punch line about my dive friends being lawyers, it’s completely true.I absolutely love seeing sharks in the water on a dive. I’m not in a cage or chain mail or wearing...
  • New approach proposed for managing Atlantic shark fishing
    New approach proposed for managing Atlantic shark fishing
    The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is proposing to allow more flexibility in regulating Atlantic shark fishing. NMFS is proposing new rules for Large Coastal & Small Coastal Atlantic Shark Management Measures. NMFS is proposing the...
  • New fossil analysis shows vertebrates came from bony fish
    New fossil analysis shows vertebrates came from bony fish
    Previous evidence suggests that vertebrate animals including humans evolved from cartilaginous fish that were the earliest relatives of modern sharks. New analyses of one of the oldest know fossil fish has shown this concept to be in error. Sam...
  • Dusky shark does not make the endangered species list
    Dusky shark does not make the endangered species list
    If you accidentally land a dusky shark, do not worry too much. It's already illegal to fish for them. But accidental landings and other factors aren't threatening to make the species go extinct. So says a new federal finding.The dusky...
  • Nominations sought for Atlantic shark advisory panel
    Nominations sought for Atlantic shark advisory panel
    Nominations are sought for a federal advisory panel on sharks and other highly migratory fish. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is announcing in the Federal Register of Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 that it is seeking members for the...
  • Research priorities set for Atlantic highly migratory fish
    Research priorities set for Atlantic highly migratory fish
    The Final Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Management-Based Research Needs & Priorities document has been released by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The document will set the research plan for managing bluefin, bigeye, albacore...
  • Sharks and rays without borders
    Sharks and rays without borders
    Ocean advocates can now rejoice knowing that all of their hard work has paid off in infinite ways. The 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species has adopted all 21 shark and ray...
  • Human head found inside massive tiger shark
    Missing Philippines ferry passenger found inside giant tiger shark?
    Fishermen in the Philippines recently found human remains inside the belly of a massive tiger shark. The gruesome discovery has prompted speculation that the partially digested head and leg could be from one of passengers from theMV Maharlika, a...
  • Tiger shark has big meal: 650 animal eats human head, leg; found in belly
    Tiger shark eats human? Head, leg found in 650-pound predator's stomach, 'awful'
    Do tiger sharks eat humans? Apparently, these big predators of the ocean have no qualms about biting down on human flesh, as the IB Times reveals this Friday, November 14, that several fishermen hailing from the Philippines witnessed a truly...
  • Members wanted for federal Atlantic highly migratory species advisory panel
    Members wanted for federal Atlantic highly migratory species advisory panel
    The Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel needs new members. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration at the United States Department of Commerce announced in the Federal...
  • Ian Ziering
    'Sharknado 3' will be set in the 'Feast Coast'
    On October 20TVLineexclusively reported that the action film "Sharknado 3" has been announced and the location of the film has been confirmed. The third film in the popular science fiction franchise will take place on the "Feast...
  • Sharks take bite out of global communications
    Sharks take bite out of global communications
    Sharks take bite out of human communicationsSharknado may have taken the internet by storm, but in reality, sharks have been reigning havoc against global communications in ways most people have been unaware of for decades.While sharks have been...
  • Duxbury beach shark stuns beach goers. Image: Shark Dive Xtreme Experience, at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
    Duxbury Beach shark sighting forces swimmers out of the ocean
    A Duxbury Beach shark sighting on Mon., Aug. 25, 2014 forced 1,000 swimmers out of the water and off the beach for nearly two hours for their own safety. The shark in question turned out to be a great white (Carcharodon carcharias),...
  • NMFS seeks suggestions on Atlantic logbook keeping
    NMFS seeks suggestions on Atlantic logbook keeping
    Now's your chance to suggest ways to improve or simplify the logbooks needed when fishing in the Atlantic. A public comment period has been opened for the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Vessel Logbooks and Cost-Earnings Data Reports. The...
  • Shark Week 2014
    Metal bands bleed into the ‘Shark Week’ spirit and share favorite sharks
    It has been said that metal is the most extreme (if not most brutal) form of music in the world today. So it stands to reason that some bands appreciate other extremes in life and nature, as well. Sure enough, many metal bands are enthusiasts of...