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Whale Sharks Tracked Using Groth Star-Mapping Algorithm
The Groth algorithm is a pattern-matching algorithm used by the Hubble Space Teelscope to map star fields. It is also being used to track whale sharks. (August 12, 2020)

Cookiecutter Sharks Bite Round Plugs of Flesh From Larger Fish and Whales
This video from National Geographic highlights the cookiecutter shark (Isistius brasiliensis). (August 11, 2020)

Study Finds Alligators Eat Sharks
A new study has found that alligators eat sharks. The photograph provided is proof. It shows an alligator biting a nurse shark's tail. (October 18, 2017)

Study Finds Greenland Sharks Live for Hundreds of Years
A study has found Greenland sharks live for hundreds of years. They are the longest living vertebrate. (August 12, 2016)

Scientists Find Shark Organ Jelly Has Extremely High Proton Conductivity
Scientists have determined that shark organ jelly has extremely high proton conductivity. (May 16, 2016)

Catsharks May Communicate With Biofluorescence
Catsharks may use biofluorescence to communicate with each other deep underwater according to a new study published in Scientific Reports. (April 29, 2016)

Black Ninja Lanternshark Named After Jaws Author Peter Benchley
A black shark discovered off the Pacific coast of Central America has been named the ninja lanternshark. The official scientific name is named after Peter Benchley. (January 6, 2016)

Scientists Discover Second Specimen of Pocket Shark
Scientists have discovered the second possible specimen of pocket shark ever found. (April 23, 2015)

Bamboo Shark Lays Viable Eggs After 45-Month Seclusion From Males
A bamboo shark at the California Academy of Sciences aquarium dropped a viable egg case following a 45-month seclusion from males. (January 8, 2015)

Something Large Ate Great White Shark Scientists Were Tracking
Scientists tagged a great white shark off the coast of Australia and it was later eaten by something much larger. (June 10, 2014)

Rare Megamouth Shark Captured Off Japan
A rare megamouth shark was captured off Japan. This is only the 58th sighting of the rare deep sea shark. (May 9, 2014)

Ancient Shark Fossil Reveals Modern Sharks are Evolutionarily Advanced
A ancient shark fossil reveals that modern sharks are evolutionary advanced despite having retained their sharkiness for millions of years. (April 17, 2014)

Study Finds Great White Sharks Live Significantly Longer Than Previously Thought
A new study led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has found great white sharks live significantly longer than previously thought. (January 10, 2014)

New Species of Hammerhead Shark Discovered Off South Carolina Coast
A new species of hammerhead shark has been discovered off the South Carolina coast. (August 11, 2013)

Prehistoric Shark Had Devil-like Horns
A prehistoric shark had devil-like horns above its head. It lived 200 million years ago. (August 7, 2013)

Thresher Sharks Use Long Tail to Slap Sardines
Thresher sharks use their long tail to slap fish and stun them. The tail slapping hunting technique was captured on video for the first time. (July 22, 2013)

Fossils of New Species of Primitive Spiny Shark Discovered in Teruel, Spain
The fossils of a new species of ancient spiny shark have been discovered in Turuel, Spain. The fish lives about 408 million years ago. (June 3, 2013)

Scientist Confirm Discovery of First Two-Headed Bull Shark
Scientists have confirmed the discovery of a two-headed bull shark. (March 25, 2013)

Video: Shark Embryo Responds to Electrical Stimulus by Ceasing Gill Movements
This video shows a bamboo shark embryo cease gill movements in response to an electrical stimulus. (January 9, 2013)

Video: Shark Feeds on Giant Squid Off Coast of Australia
This video shows a shark feeding on a large 15-foot long giant squid off the coast of southeastern Australia. (June 6, 2012)

Scuba Diver Killed by Shark Off Stratham Beach, Western Australia
A 33-year-old scuba diver was killed yesterday by a shark while scuba diving off the southwest coast of Western Australia. (March 31, 2012)

Amateur Photographer Captures Killer Whale Hunting Sharks
Amateur photographers shopped footage of a killer whale hunting sharks in the waters off Tuatapere's Blue Cliffs beach in New Zealand. (December 29, 2011)

Video: Endoscopy Footage of Angel Shark Pups Inside Their Pregnant Mother
This video shows endoscopy footage of Angel Shark pups inside their pregnant mother. (December 8, 2011)

Video of the Albino Cyclops Shark Embryo
A cyclops albino shark fetus was found inside a shark captured by a fisherman near Cerralvo Island in the Gulf of California. (November 5, 2011)

China Opens Massive Whale Shark Museum With Aquarium Housing Four Whale Sharks
China's first whale shark museum, Haichang Whale Shark Museum, has opened its doors. (September 24, 2011)