Another Great White Shark goes on display at Monterey Bay Aquarium

[youtube width=”680″ height=”400″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjbe0IxI-4A[/youtube] The Monterey Bay Aquarium has introduced a great white shark to their Open Sea exhibit for the sixth time. The Great White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, has a very good history of captive husbandry at the Monterey Bay…

How much is a shark worth? $2 million alive

Sharks may strike fear in our hearts but they also bring money to local economies — $2 million each as a matter of fact. A study released today shows just one reef shark can be worth nearly two million dollars…

Albino stingray photographed in the channel islands near the UK

An extremely rare albino stingray was found and caught in the Caribbean the channel islands near the UK and thankfully, the albino elasmobranch made its way to a local public aquarium where it can be viewed by the public. Following…

Shark whisperer tempts fate with chainmail gloves

[youtube width=”680″ height=”400″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WK2LpUoqX6A[/youtube] Okay so maybe you won’t be getting a shark for your reef, nor will you be doing tricks like this diver does, but you have to watch what happens about halfway through the video. We were initially…

Costa Rica creates massive “shark park”

Costa Rica recently put together a massive new marine park that increases the area of protected waters surrounding Cocos Island five times what it was before. The Cocos Island area is home to some of the highest abundances of sharks…

Surfer captures Great White Shark on camera off Southern California coast

[vimeo width=”600″ height=”450″]http://vimeo.com/14054518[/vimeo] The mighty Great White Shark conjures up some pretty scary images in the mind just being on dry land and is something many of us wouldn’t want to face in the ocean. One Southern California surfer saw…

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…

Cast your vote for the Reef Builders Readers’ Choice Awards: Protein Skimmers

We have brought you plentyof new and exciting products in the last year here at Reef Builders and we are proud to announce the first ever Reef Builders Readers Choice Awards. We value your insight and great comments that make…

Mother beat shark with camera

A WOMAN who was attacked by a shark on a West Australian reef says all she could think of was beating it off before it could savage her teenage son wading alongside or the three-year-old on her hip. Mother-of-five Becky…