db connecting: host vpc1w2-popurls-prod-db-master.crkdpxciyhup.us-west-2.rds.amazonaws.com, user root, database popurls » New Shark Species Discovered And I Hate Them All | the popurls® news network

popurls

New Shark Species Discovered And I Hate Them All

SOURCE: BUZZFEED • 2012-08-17
TOPICS: Sharks • Centrophoridae • Ichthyology • Predators • Bycatch • Gulper Shark • Environment

A researched rode along a commercial fishing ship for 2 months and found 350 sharks that were dragged up as bycatch, including a few that are probably never before seen species. NOPE. Ok, so admittedly I hate sharks because I'm afraid of them, but sharks are indeed endangered, and commercial fishing is harmful to their populations. These were all caught as bycatch, meaning that they accidentally got scooped up in the nets, and will be discarded. Graduate student Paul Clerkin spent 2 month... read more »

SEARCH RELATED:

indian ocean paul clerkin

more buzz on popurls.com →