Where do the guitarfish go? Scientists and fishers team up to find out

Where do the guitarfish go? Scientists and fishers team up to find out

In late March and early April this year, researchers from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands teamed up with fishers, conservationists and scientists in Guinea-Bissau to catch, study, sample and release more than 50 sharks and rays off the coast of the West African country. The team, which included experts from the Guinea-Bissau-based Institute […]

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Activists Calling for An End to Cruel Shark Fishing Tournament in Palm Beach County, Florida

Activists Calling for An End to Cruel Shark Fishing Tournament in Palm Beach County, Florida

A shark fishing tournament happening in Palm Beach County, Florida, has received national controversy, with a petition garnering over 120,000 signatures to have it canceled. Organizers said they created the event to call attention to the “surging bull shark population.” Local fishermen claim that the populations of sharks in the area need to be managed […]

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