Sharks

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This is fauxflake – it’s not ‘shark’ it’s shark! | First Dog on the Moon
Rampant food fraud!

First Dog on the Moon

27, Jan, 2023 @5:02 AM

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Endangered shark sold as flake in South Australia fish and chip shops, study finds
Calls for better food labelling as investigation claims that only around one-third of fish is flake, with served species including rare narrownose smooth-hound

Graham Readfearn

24, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Sydney shark attack: beaches in north closed after dolphin mauled
Lifeguards close Shelly and Manly beaches after attack by multiple bull sharks

Nino Bucci

21, Jan, 2023 @7:19 AM

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‘Extinction crisis’ of sharks and rays to have devastating effect on other species, study finds
Almost two-thirds of sharks and rays living on world’s coral reefs at risk, with 14 of 134 species reviewed critically endangered

Graham Readfearn

17, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Queensland urged to end its ‘failing’ shark nets and drum lines program
Scientists call on government to replace lethal control measures amid criticism of its use of federal money at the Great Barrier Reef

Eden Gillespie

13, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Spielberg tells of guilt over harm hit film Jaws may have done to sharks
Director tells BBC’s Desert Island Discs he regrets the ‘frenzy of sport fishing’ that followed 1975 thriller’s release

Miranda Bryant

18, Dec, 2022 @9:29 AM

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Discovered in the deep: the extraordinary sawshark with a weapon-like snout
With the help of fishers in Madagascar and Tanzania, scientists named two new species of rare sixgill sawsharks

Helen Scales

07, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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New gadget could reduce shark bycatch by 90%
Trials of the SharkGuard – which emits a pulse to repel sharks and rays from fishing gear – have produced eye-catching results

Anna Turns

21, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Shark fin trade regulated at last in landmark decision
The ruling at a major wildlife conference finally takes major steps to address the overfishing and lack of regulation that has been pushing sharks to extinction

Dan Collyns in Lima

18, Nov, 2022 @10:25 AM

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Scientists discover ‘world’s largest’ seagrass forest – by strapping cameras to sharks
New study, carried out using tiger sharks in the Bahamas, extends total known global seagrass coverage by more than 40%

Laura Paddison

05, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Don’t try this at home! Why there’s nothing better than sharkskin for a good scratch (if you’re a tuna)
Itchy fish, researchers say, love to brush up against a shark’s rough scales. Are they dicing with death, or just acting out nature’s grand plan?

26, Oct, 2022 @2:28 PM

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Shark attack: man’s left arm ‘nearly severed’ in waters off Port Hedland in WA
Man in 30s was spearfishing and had speared a fish before he was bitten, state department of primary industries says

Stephanie Convery with Australian Associated Press

07, Oct, 2022 @7:01 AM

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