Upper house committee says nets damage other marine wildlife and recommends replacement of lethal drum lines
Surf Life Saving Western Australia rejects accusations from News Corp that mitigation plan is too timid
Des images d’un requin fantôme filmé pour la première fois dans son milieu naturel ont été diffusées en octobre par l’Institut de recherche de l’aquarium de la Baie de Monterey.
Also known as chimaeras, the creatures have tooth plates instead of teeth and a retractable penis on their heads
Sonar equipment to be positioned off Port Stephens in ‘nursery for juvenile great whites’ will be able to send information to lifesavers via SMS messages
Josh Frydenberg says he puts ‘human safety first’ after teenage surfer mauled by a great white at Ballina
Researchers found behavioral evidence that tiger sharks prefer to opportunistically scavenge on dead or weakened green turtles rather than actively hunting healthy individuals despite more opportunities to do so.
Conservation group seeks help to pay for the $100,000 licence which lets owner drag 1.2km nets along length of the reef
Researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have raised concerns about the whereabouts of the world’s biggest whale sharks after finding that the largest sharks observed in recent years were smaller than those recorded more than a decade ago.
Shark Spotters representatives, brought in through crowdfunding campaign, say their ‘site-specific’ technique could be trialled on WA beaches immediately