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Browsing the "sharks" Tag

Of Interest: The feared sharks keep our oceans tidy

The increase in attacks is driven in large part by the simple fact that the population has grown and more people are going into the water each year. [...]

August 19, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: Is SharkWave the fly line for you?

Scientific Anglers, knowing they were onto something, went back to the drawing-board. They married Mastery fly line technology to their SharkSkin technology. [...]

April 27, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Gear Review, Slide

Feature Story: One angler’s thoughts on managing the marine food webs

They are wiggling bundles of energy that—if left in the water in ample numbers—give predators the energy they need to grow, migrate and reproduce. [...]

April 23, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Shivers of spinner sharks abound in Florida waters

Swimmers are 30 times more likely to get struck by lightning than bitten by a shark, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. [...]

March 27, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Feature Story: Chasing Chocolate – Part II of II

Tarpon fishing celebrity, Andy Mill, embraced these sharks like a duck does a wetland. After several decades of “chasing silver,” he now has a distraction between tarpon migrations [...]

January 8, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Feature Story: Chasing Chocolate – Part I of II

Tarpon fishing celebrity, Andy Mill embraced these sharks like a duck does a wetland. After several decades of “chasing silver,” he now has a distraction between tarpon migrations. [...]

December 17, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Of Interest: IGFA’s rubuttal to Schiffman et al.

"The authors’ lack of understanding of IGFA fishing records and incomplete analysis of IUCN and IGFA data results in a flawed interpretation of IGFA records’ impacts on threatened species." [...]

November 5, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: Sharks are mathematicians

The mathematician-like behavior attributed to sharks and certain other marine predators, animals and organisms is known as Lévy flight. [...]

September 29, 2014 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Tagged sharks and tuna ‘can predict hurricanes’

These movement patterns are important in predicting hurricanes as this is the temperature threshold at which hurricanes form. [...]

May 29, 2014 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Book Review: “Sharks: The Animal Answer Guide gets a thumbs up”

There are more than 1,000 species of sharks worldwide and we humans are their worst enemy [...]

April 28, 2014 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide