Sharks News

Whale sharks inch closer to extinction

The world’s largest fish, the whale shark, is in deep trouble. According to the latest IUCN assessments, the school bus-sized fish has now been up-listed from Vulnerable to Endangered on the…

Mystery sharks captured in New Guinea river

Scientists with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency, have caught and tagged two adult speartooth sharks (Glyphis glyphis) in a remote corner of Australia…

Cuba moves to protect sharks

uba, home to about one-fifth of the world's roughly 500 shark species, moved to protect the fishes last week. The Cuban government released a "National Plan of Action" to conserve…