Global Survey Found Sharks Were Missing From Twenty Percent Of Coral Reefs Worldwide

Over the past decades, shark populations around the world have been dwindling. Overexploitation for shark fins, and by catch from commercial fishing has lead to a sever inbalance in the worlds shark population. Unfortunately, the problem is compounded as most…

Friday Smorgasbord: Sharks, fish and salt

How did we get to September already? It is hard to believe the year is 3/4 of the way done! Here’s a few interesting stories we found on the web this past week. We also wish the best for our reefing…

Friday Smorgasbord: Ocean edition

This edition of our Friday Smorgasbord features some interesting and fascinating videos to end the week and get your weekend started! Enjoy. Deep Water There is a massive underground ocean located near Earth's core There is a massive underground ocean…

Cold East Coast weather making sharkcicles, Atlantic White Shark Conservancy responds

The cold weather that hit the U.S. last week is making an impact on creatures sharks as well. In a Facebook post, the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy shared some images of a pair of thresher sharks that were stranded on shore and…

It’s a shark eat shark world: Shark snacking on another shark caught on video

This video may not help with your fear of sharks. This video footage is making the rounds on social media and in the news, showing a sand tiger shark munching on a smaller banded hound shark at at the Coex…

Sharks are surprisingly social

Sharks can have their own personalities—that is according to a new study. The Study published in the journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, is the first study to show that the water borne predators have their own personality. David Jacoby, a…

Friday Smorgasbord: 3D cameras, shipwrecks, pranks, waterproof phones and Amy Adams

Welcome to another edition of the Friday Smorgasbord. Kicking off this week’s edition is an intriguing project in Canada. We have gotten so used to flat 2D images of underwater expeditions, but Ocean Networks Canada is using a revolutionary 3D…

New Shark Week promo, epic or epic fail?

It never fails this time of year. Raise your hand if you’ve had a family member or friend remind you about Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week programming, because, well, you have an aquarium. Yup. Happens to all of us at…

Friday Smorgasbord: Sponges, 3D printed reefs and sharks

We can’t believe October is almost behind us! Seems like this year is just cranking by and we were just wondering how to keep our tanks cool in the hot summer. Now that we are adding redundancy to our tank…

Friday Smorgasbord: James Bond, shark egg surgery, sharks and more

For those of us in the US, we’re sluggishly returning back to normal after a day of fireworks, BBQ and parades but we still have a Friday Smorgasbord to share some of these interesting nuggets. To lead things off we…