Save Endangered Sawfish and Sharks from Trade on eBay – Sharktober News

Celebrate Sawfish on International Sawfish Day during Sharktober!. These sharks are critically endangered- but eBay allows the sale of rostra (the saw) on their site without CITES permits. Check out our petition and end the trade of endangered wildlife parts like jaws and saws from protected species.

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The Giant Fish With a Skelton Like a Shark

Crossing the Gulf of the Farallones is always an eventful experience. Currents and tides aggregate plankton and planktivorous (plankton-eating) fish, which in turn attract harbor porpoises, seabirds and humpback whales. The rich seawater upwelled from the deep waters, feeds a proliferation of plankton, attracting marine life from across the Pacific into the Sanctuary waters. One of the most unusual fish is the giant ocean sunfish.

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International Whale Shark Day-respecting the ocean’s largest living fish.

According to the IUCN, the Indo-Pacific population of the whale shark is thought to have reduced 63 percent over the past 75 years. These magnificent sharks are now endangered globally. Join us for a live webinar tonight and learn how to observe, document and save sharks.

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How Jaws Influenced Shark Perception

Twenty-one years after publication, Peter Benchley, the author of the best selling novel from which the script was derived said, “I couldn’t write Jaws today. The extensive new knowledge of sharks would make it impossible for me to create, in good conscience, a villain of the magnitude and malignity of the original.”

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Sharktoberfest Team Zoom

Its time for our annual sharkober get together with team-members and new volunteers and shark enthusiasts with shark fun, facts, updates and activities.

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Seeing Sharks, Saving Sharks-CANCELED

Join us for a night of film and conversation on international shark protection with David McGuire, Founder and Executive Director of Shark Stewards and Ana Blanco, Executive Director of the International Ocean Film Festival.

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