Epaulette Shark Hunting Exposed Reef at Low Tide [Video]

If you needed any more proof that Epaulette Sharks are one of the coolest predators on the reef, look no further than a trio of new videos from PBS, the BBC and the Smithsonian. Epaulette sharks’ small size, benthic nature…

Free Sharks & Rays of Papua New Guinea eBook

Shark lovers, especially tropical shark species, will really appreciate a brand new free eBook on the Sharks & Rays of Papua New Guinea. Published by the PNG National Fisheries Authority and the Australian Government, this 300+ page digital document covers…

Hemiscyllium halmahera, a new species of epaulette shark described from Indonesia

As far as sharks go, the ground-crawling epaulette sharks are some of the prettiest, most aquarium suitable, and now we have one more species to add to the mix. Discovered in Halmahera in north eastern Indonesia,¬†Hemiscyllium halmahera is the newest…

Hemiscyllum michaeli: a new bamboo shark gets treated to Scott Michael’s name

Hemiscyllum michaeli is a new species of epaulette / bamboo shark from Papua new Guinea that was recently described by Allen & Dudgeon in the latest issue of Aqua. The epaulette sharks are a group of shallow water elongated sharks…