Image of the Day: Fluorescent Sharks
Image of the Day: Fluorescent Sharks
A newfound family of metabolites emits green light in response to the blue light of the deep ocean, causing certain sharks to glow.
Image of the Day: Fluorescent Sharks
Image of the Day: Fluorescent Sharks

A newfound family of metabolites emits green light in response to the blue light of the deep ocean, causing certain sharks to glow.

A newfound family of metabolites emits green light in response to the blue light of the deep ocean, causing certain sharks to glow.

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Image of the Day: Death Traps
Image of the Day: Death Traps
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 18, 2019
Sharks and rays can get entangled in abandoned fishing gear, leading to injuries or death.
Image of the Day: It’s a Shark!
Image of the Day: It’s a Shark!
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 8, 2019
A newly developed underwater ultrasound reveals a fetal shark swimming between the two uteri of its mother.
Researchers Track Sharks and Whales Using DNA in Seawater Samples
Researchers Track Sharks and Whales Using DNA in Seawater Samples
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2019
In addition to detecting unseen organisms in the ocean, studies of environmental DNA can shed light on the genetic structure of marine populations.
Hunting with Sharks
Hunting with Sharks
The Scientist Staff | Aug 31, 2016
Watch scenes from research at the University of South Florida's Mote Marine Laboratory, where scientists saw what happened when they knocked out sharks' electroreception.