OCEARCH Shark Data Used In Nature Article

It’s very exciting that the data from our work here on OCEARCH as well as from my lab was recently used for a major global paper looking at the movements of sharks and this paper was published in the very prestigious journal, Nature. the importance of that paper was that it looked at the overlap […]

Fur Seals vs. Great White Sharks | Hostile Planet

[dramatic music] NARRATOR: This pup has strayed too close to the edge. Now, it’s out of its depth. [seagull cawing] A pup can outmaneuver a shark, but only for so long. Half of all such encounters end badly for seals. [seals calling] The adults must deal with this persistent menace. But how? It takes one […]

Top 5 Deadliest Sharks

Gliding just below the surface, these ancient apex predators can transform a nice summer day into blood-soaked mayhem in a matter of seconds. Here are the 5 deadliest sharks: 5 – The Bull Shark There are more than 375 shark species, but only a handful are considered particularly deadly. Our pick for the Number Five […]

Why no aquarium has a great white shark

There are some shark species that seem to do okay in aquariums. You’ll see a lot of nurse sharks, zebra sharks, some reef sharks and sand tiger sharks. But not the great white. For decades, aquariums have tried to contain the world’s largest predatory fish. Institutions like Marineland, SeaWorld and the Steinhart Aquarium repeatedly took […]