Shark Ashore! What’s Next?

In late July, Ed Michels–chief harbormaster for the Town of East Hampton, NY–found a dead shark washed ashore on the ocean beach of Amagansett (Long Island). There were no obvious injuries on the shark that measured five and… Read More
Read more

Restricted Supply, Tepid Demand: the New Recipe for Shark Fin Soup?

Dr. Chapman takes a DNA sample from a nearly 15-ft blunt nose six-gill shark in the Bahamas. Photo by Sean Williams, Cape Eleuthera Institute. Blog by Dr. Demian Chapman, shark geneticist and Blue Ocean Fellow: When I first started studying… Read More
Read more