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20 Oct 2014
WORLDWIDE// The removal of top predators has been called “humankind’s most pervasive influence on nature,” and it is as detrimental in the sea as it is on land. Image © Charles Hood.
19 Oct 2014
SCOTLAND// An international team of researchers says a fish called Microbrachius dicki is the first-known animal to stop reproducing by spawning and instead mate by having sex.
16 Oct 2014
australia// The timid Epaulette Shark is one of a small group of species that will thrive on the expected impacts of climate change, north Queensland researchers say. Image © Alex Mustard.
15 Oct 2014
USA// A video posted to YouTube shows as many as a hundred sharks devouring a school of bluefish near a beach, a rarely seen phenomenon. Image © Josser Delgado.
15 Oct 2014
AUSTRALIA// Southern Cross University marine ecologist Dr Daniel Bucher said the female shark, which had three bite marks on its skin, was “sick” when it washed ashore last Friday morning. Image © Fiona Ayerst.
02 Oct 2014
UK// Unmanned boats and submarines will travel 500km (300 miles) across an area off the southwestern tip of the UK. The aim is to test new technologies and to map marine life in a key fishing ground. Image © Karin Leonard, Marine Photobank.
29 Sep 2014
AUSTRALIA// WA's iconic Whale Sharks will get greater protection amid concerns about the number of the endangered animals killed illegally overseas. Image © Steve Jones.
28 Sep 2014
AUSTRALIA// Popular and high-risk beaches should have a 'shark spotter' and electronic shark-repellent devices available for hire, according to a new blueprint for beachside WA towns. Image © JSD.
27 Sep 2014
NORTHERN IRELAND// A newborn Basking Shark pup has washed up on the shores of the Ards Peninsula. It's thought a number of young sharks may have come under attack from a bull seal at Ballywalter earlier this week. Image © Colin Speedie.
26 Sep 2014
SPAIN// Northwest Atlantic fishing powers meeting this week in Europe’s largest fishing port have rejected proposals to improve international safeguards for skates and sharks in the region.