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Category: Shark News

The Heroes or Villains of the Ocean?

What you need to know when travelling to South Africa during Covid

International travel to and from South Africa is allowed, subject to health and safety protocols. We’ve put together some must-know information to help prepare you for your trip. South Africa is currently under Level 1…

The Shark Research Unit rocks it on National Geographics – Sharkfest 2020

2020 Sharkfest on National Geographic starting 4 July has month-long shark documentaries including the South African filmed Shark vs Whale, a groundbreaking film hosted by the Shark Research Unit's Ryan Johnson

Swimming with sharks – Top 3 sharks we can swim with

Working with sharks every day sounds like a marine biologist’s dream job. And of course, it’s the truth! But in order to pursue this exciting career full-time, you need some next-level research experience in the…

7 Interesting research methods that scientists use to study sharks

Working with sharks every day sounds like a marine biologist’s dream job. And of course, it’s the truth! But in order to pursue this exciting career full-time, you need some next-level research experience in the…
Most endangered shark species

Most endangered shark species in the world today

Working with sharks every day sounds like a marine biologist’s dream job. And of course, it’s the truth! But in order to pursue this exciting career full-time, you need some next-level research experience in the…

Industrialised fishing overlaps threatened shark hotspots worldwide

Large sharks inhabiting the open ocean account for over half of all identified shark catch globally in target fisheries or as bycatch. Regional declines in abundance of some populations such as shortfin mako shark –…

Scientists overlap shark movement with fishing to ID vulnerable high-sea habitats

In the second of a potential series of important scientific papers, researchers have combined maps of shark and tuna habitats with satellite tracks of fishing fleets to identify regions where they overlap. Only five national…

CITES 2013 Offers Protection for Shark and Manta Species

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