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View Resource Florida Museum of Natural History Ichthyology Department

This site contains educational activities, a great white shark page, a megamouth shark page, the International Shark Attack File, information on the Commercial Shark Fishery Observer Program, the IUCN Shark Specialist Group, and numerous other shark websites and resources. The website also features the latest shark news, numerous FAQs, a field key, and several shark games. The website also links...

View Resource Mote Marine Laboratory's Center for Shark Research

Located in Sarasota, Florida, the MML Center for Shark Research is the world's largest research center dedicated to the scientific study of sharks and their relatives, the skates and rays. The Center has six major research programs: Elasmobranch Behavior Ecology, Fisheries and Conservation Biology, Physiology and Environmental Biology, Marine Biomedical Research, Marine Immunology, and Shark...

View Resource Elasmobranch Fisheries Management Techniques

This technical manual outlines research methods and information needed to monitor and manage shark fisheries. Included are: shark species and stock identification techniques; stock assessment objectives and methods; tagging methods and data analysis; demographic models. Also included: image gallery; species profiles with age, growth and reproduction profiles.

View Resource Shark Management Fact Sheet

This factsheet summarizes the Manguson-Stevens Act's requirements for managing healthy shark populations in U.S. waters, specifies bans on wasteful fishing practices like shark finning, and identifies U.S. participation in international management plans. It reports the status of U.S. shark stocks and identifies the current fishing restrictions, prohibitions, and management strategies in place.

View Resource NOVA Online: Shark Attack!

Excellent resource on the biology of sharks and what makes them the "perfect predator." This highly interactive website contains features like the "clickable shark," which allows you to learn about the different parts of the shark just by clicking on them. Additional features include QuickTime VR images of Cocos Island, including an ultralight flight, journal entries from scientists, and...

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