New Study Attempts to Reveal Deep Secrets of the Sleeper Shark

Little is known about this slow moving, smiley-faced cold water shark. Most observations have come from specimens as unwanted bycatch on commercial fishing vessels. New genetic evidence suggests that the Pacific sleeper shark is one single, largely distributed stock in the whole Pacific Ocean. Previously. it was believed to consist of a complex of several species.

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Beach Cleanup- Newport Beach

Join Shark Stewards Southern California and the Ocean Team with our run and ocean health partners KBR sports. Clean the beach, get outdoors and win some great prizes from KBR […]

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Saving Endangered Sharks Through Art, and Community Action

November News Ecotourism in La Paz, and at nearby Cabo Pulmo are examples of how dive-ecotourism can support conservation and marine protection. Our goal is to extend this up into the Gulf, connecting protected places with a no fishing migratory pathway. Follow us on this exciting partnership and endeavor to save endangered sharks at of the world’s great shark Hope Spots! 

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Women and Sharks in Ocean Science

From a young age, I believed that girls could be both pretty and good at math. They could wear pink and play sports. They could be strong but still like glitter. In the past, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) have been consistently male dominated fields; but thankfully for me and all the other girls interested in experiments and curious to learn, there have been numerous trailblazing women that have paved a path for us in the STEM fields.

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