SEA Aquariums successfully breeds rare shark ray

Singapore’s SEA Aquarium has successfully bred a shark ray pup, a tropical species listed as vulnerable. In fact, this baby shark pup is part of  500 babies, from about 10 species (five listed as threatened), born from October 2015 to April 2016…

Airbnb launches international contest for a two night stay in Paris ‘Shark’ Aquarium

Love sharks? Go see what it’s like to live in a Shark Aquarium. This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sleep in an underwater bedroom, where the only thing separating you from your neighbors is the 360-degree transparent wall. The Shark…

Shark Whisperer removes hook from wild shark by hand!

Sharks are some of the most dangerous animals in the ocean but sometimes they need our help too. Since sharks pose a danger to humans in the water, they have been demonized and treated with the utmost disrespect. Because of this disdain, people…

Mandarin shark is alive and well in this feeding video

The Mandarin Shark that swept the aquarium and shark world by storm last week is alive and well at Country Critters in Long Island, New York. Despite being harvested from the deep waters of the Northern Philippines just about a…

Sensational new ‘Mandarin’ cat shark collected in Philippines (updated)

The Mandarin Cat Shark is an exciting new species of shark which has just been discovered collected in the northern Philippines. The incredible pattern of the ‘cat shark’ has an uncanny resemblance to the beloved Mandarin goby, and we’ve never seen a shark…

Atelomycterus erdmanni, a new species of catshark from Eastern Indonesia

Atelomycterus erdmanni is a new species of catshark from Indonesia with a very attractive jaguar pattern and a typical slender catshark body shape. The new species is names after Mark Erdmann, a prolific diver, underwater explorer and ichthyologist who has…

Strange fish will scare the pants off you

With rows of needle-sharp teeth and a strange body shape, the frilled shark is built to give you nightmares and could be described as a living fossil. A group of fishermen got a rare glimpse of this prehistoric-looking creature when…

Elasmobranch Enthusiasts (Part 4): Modern Husbandry—Reproduction

From the ferocious great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) to the graceful white-spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari), Elasmobranchii are a diverse group of boneless fishes that are circumglobal, inhabiting a diverse array of habitats, temperature ranges, salinity, and niches in the…

Elasmobranch Enthusiasts (Part 3): Modern Husbandry – Filtration

From the ferocious great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) to the graceful white-spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari), Elasmobranchii are a diverse group of boneless fishes that are circumglobal, inhabiting a diverse array of habitats, temperature ranges, salinity, and niches in the…

Elasmobranch Enthusiasts (Part 2): Modern Husbandry – Diet

From the ferocious great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) to the graceful white-spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari), Elasmobranchii are a diverse group of boneless fishes that are circumglobal, inhabiting a diverse array of habitats, temperature ranges, salinities, and niches in the…