Shark inquiry told culling and drum lines would not reduce number of deaths | Environment | The Guardian

Surf Life Saving Western Australia rejects accusations from News Corp that mitigation plan is too timid

Source : Shark inquiry told culling and drum lines would not reduce number of deaths | Environment | The Guardian

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Les premières images d’un requin fantôme dans son milieu naturel – Le Monde

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.

Source : Les premières images d’un requin fantôme dans son milieu naturel

Mysterious ghost shark caught on film for the first time – The Guardian

Also known as chimaeras, the creatures have tooth plates instead of teeth and a retractable penis on their heads

Source : Mysterious ghost shark caught on film for the first time

Shark detection buoys set for trial in New South Wales | Environment | The Guardian

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

Source : Shark detection buoys set for trial in New South Wales | Environment | The Guardian

Federal government open to shark cull on NSW north coast | Environment | The Guardian

Josh Frydenberg says he puts ‘human safety first’ after teenage surfer mauled by a great white at Ballina

Source : Federal government open to shark cull on NSW north coast | Environment | The Guardian

Tiger sharks opt for scavenging on dead and dying sea turtles as a feeding strategy: Study provides new insight into the behavior of an ocean top predator — ScienceDaily

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.

Source : Tiger sharks opt for scavenging on dead and dying sea turtles as a feeding strategy: Study provides new insight into the behavior of an ocean top predator — ScienceDaily

WWF buys shark fishing licence on Great Barrier Reef to scrap it | Environment | The Guardian

Conservation group seeks help to pay for the $100,000 licence which lets owner drag 1.2km nets along length of the reef

Source : WWF buys shark fishing licence on Great Barrier Reef to scrap it | Environment | The Guardian

Where have the largest whale sharks gone? | University News : The University of Western Australia

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.

Source : Where have the largest whale sharks gone? | University News : The University of Western Australia

Western Australia rejects adopting South African shark-spotting program | Environment | The Guardian

Shark Spotters representatives, brought in through crowdfunding campaign, say their ‘site-specific’ technique could be trialled on WA beaches immediately

Source : Western Australia rejects adopting South African shark-spotting program | Environment | The Guardian

Un requin blanc… tout blanc ! – Science et avenir

Un petit requin entièrement blanc a été retrouvé échoué sur une plage en Australie. Cet animal est d’autant plus rare qu’il ne s’agit pas d’un cas d’albinisme.

Source : Un requin blanc… tout blanc !