Articles by Jeff Kneebone

Dr. Jeff Kneebone holds a juvenile sand tiger shark.

Sharks

Night Owls: Tags Reveal Higher Nocturnal Activity in Juvenile Sand Tiger Sharks

November 20, 2018

Dr. Jeff Kneebone talks new findings about sand tiger sharks in Plymouth, Kingston, Duxbury Bay. This vital sand tiger seasonal nursery is right in Boston's backyard. ...Read More

Hooked Yellowfin Tuna. Courtesy iStockPhoto.

Field Work

Yellowfin Tuna Survivorship in Recreational Troll Fishery

July 20, 2018

Analysis of satellite tags revealed a high survivorship for caught and released yellowfin tuna in recreational troll fisheries. ...Read More

Field Work

Investigating Movement Patterns and Temperature Preferences of Thorny Skate

April 5, 2018

Dr. Jeff Kneebone talks about thorny skate populations in the Gulf of Maine and the tagging efforts of researchers from the Anderson Cabot Center. ...Read More

Scientist prepares to release a female common thresher shark.

Sharks

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

Sharks

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

one sand tiger shark's movements

Sharks

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

Sharks

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