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Shark Tagging

How Scientists Harness The Sun To Help Sharks

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 03.03.2014 | Miami

Researchers are looking to the sun to give hunted and overfished sharks a new ray of hope. Using a special solar-powered tag, marine scientists now c...

High School Students Help Shark Tagging Research At University of Miami

AP | SUZETTE LABOY | Posted 08.17.2013 | Miami

ISLAMORADA, Fla. -- Sharks abound in the waters off Florida. But not on this day at this particular spot off the Keys as some `young scientists' are o...

Basking Shark's Amazing Journey To The Tropics

Posted 01.08.2013 | Green

By Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: Imagine a great white shark with the nose of the Elephant Man. That's the fearsome mug of a basking ...

Caught On Camera! Family Videos Great White Shark Feeding Mere Feet From Their Boat

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.24.2012 | Green

A tuna fishing expedition turned unexpectedly dramatic Wednesday morning when a Rhode Island family found itself the inadvertant audience of a great w...

'Shark Wranglers' Dive Into Shark-Infested Waters Without Cage

Posted 09.15.2012 | TV

Diving into shark-infested waters inside of a protective cage is a hair-raising adventure by itself. On "Shark Wranglers" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on History...

PHOTO: Giant Bull Shark Surprises Researchers

Posted 06.07.2012 | Green

By Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: For scientist Neil Hammerschlag, it was just another Sunday. He was out cruising the reefs near t...

Great White Sharks Tagged For First Time Off Massachusetts

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BOSTON — Massachusetts officials are using high-tech tags to track the movements of two great white sharks near Cape Cod – the first time ...