Tag Results for sharks

Dr. Jeff Kneebone helps a recreational angler determine the sex of a sandbar shark caught from the beach. Photo Credit: Dr. Nick Whitney, New England Aquarium.

Sharks

Shoring Up U.S. Shark Management

August 7, 2019

Drs. Jeff Kneebone and Nick Whitney are conducting research to better understand the survival rate of sandbar sharks following catch and release in the Massachusetts shore-based shark fishery....Read More

Field Work

Updates from the Field: Studying Oceanic Whitetip Sharks

July 15, 2019

New research and media mission to study bluntnose sixgill sharks and oceanic whitetip sharks in Caribbean waters. These updates from the field are from Anderson Cabot Center's Ryan Knotek....Read More

Thresher Shark. Photo by: Anna Oposa.

MCAF

MCAF: Thresher Shark Tales

May 7, 2019

MCAF Fellow Anna Oposa, Chief Mermaid and Executive Director of Save Philippine Seas, tells of her efforts to strengthen support for and the impact of a shark shelter in the Philippines. ...Read More

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 about new findings on sand tiger sharks in Plymouth, Kingston, Duxbury Bay. This vital sand tiger seasonal nursery is in Boston's backyard. ...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

Blacktip shark research.

Sharks

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