Category Archive: shark

Conservation Physiology: a Multidisciplinary Approach to Protecting Species

The way in which an animal moves is essential to its survival. Hunting, escaping, migrating and mating are all made possible through the various locomotor strategies that animals employ. As a biomechanist, I… Continue reading

Researchers get closer to Sharks with REMUS SharkCam

  Dramatic footage of great white sharks attacking an underwater camera has recently gone viral across the internet. Filmed in 2013, the videos give a glimpse into the underwater¬† hunting techniques employed by… Continue reading

Keeping Track of Lydia, the 2000 lb Great White

I recently came across the OCEARCH research organisation whilst searching the web, and it peaked my interest so much that I thought I would share it on here.

Goblin Shark Caught off Australian Coast

Goblin sharks¬†are perhaps not the first species that comes to mind when you think about the creatures of the ocean. These unusual beasties are not as easy on the eye as some of… Continue reading