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Three oceanic whitetip sharks off of Cat Island, The Bahamas.

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Oceanic Whitetip Sharks in VR: Google Expeditions off Cat Island

June 26, 2018

The research team from the Anderson Cabot Center and our partners are bringing conservation efforts to the classroom with Google Expeditions....Read More

Scientist prepares to release a female common thresher shark.

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Investigating Common Thresher Sharks in the North Atlantic

February 14, 2018

Dr. Jeff Kneebone talks about joint efforts to investigate the movement patterns, habitat use, and population structure of the Common Thresher Shark in the North Atlantic Ocean....Read More

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Local Sharks: Tagging Sand Tiger Sharks in Boston Harbor

December 15, 2017

This is one of a series of posts by Associate Scientist Jeff Kneebone, Ph.D., about his work with juvenile sand tiger sharks. This post highlights recent tagging efforts in Boston Harbor....Read More

Blacktip shark research.

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Blacktip Sharks Survivability in Recreational Fisheries

November 22, 2017

A new study found that blacktip sharks (Carcharhinus limbatus) have a better than 90 percent survivability rate for recreational catch and release fishing in Florida....Read More

epaulette shark

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Epaulette Shark Research: Thermal Stress

November 10, 2017

Learn about research being done on the epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium ocellatum), a small bottom-dwelling species....Read More

one sand tiger shark's movements

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Local Sharks: The Importance of Shark Tagging

July 27, 2017

After years of acoustic monitoring and observation, scientists have found interesting findings about the presence of juvenile sand tigers in several areas throughout New England....Read More

satellite map of east coast with dots showing where sharks have been

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Local Sharks: Using Technology to Study Sand Tigers

July 18, 2017

Acoustic telemetry is helping scientists monitor the residency, movements, and habitat use of juvenile sand tigers as well as their movement patterns....Read More

a sand tiger shark

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Local Sharks: Studying Sand Tiger Sharks

July 12, 2017

New England residents may not know that a lesser-known shark species, the sand tiger, has experienced a recent resurgence in the region. Learn more about the work of Dr. Jeff Kneebone....Read More