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Diving Deeper with Riley Elliot

Briefly can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on? I am defining the migration, critical habitat, behavior and ecological role of the south Pacific Blue shark (prionace glauca) using satellite tags. Justification of this

July 9th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|

Diving Deeper with Meaghen McCord

Can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on?  I have conducted research on approximately 30 species of sharks, skates & rays. As far as the “charismatic” species, my work has focused on blue, mako,

July 9th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|

Diving Deeper with Dr. Charlie Huveneers

Briefly can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on? I lead the Southern Shark Ecology Group (SSEG) research lab at Flinders University. The SSEG delivers high quality research on the biology, ecology and population

July 8th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|

Diving Deeper with Dr. Julia Spaet

Briefly can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on? My research is based on the integration of a range of fisheries-dependent (fish market surveys, fishermen interviews) and fisheries-independent (longline surveys, Baited Remote Underwater Video

July 8th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|

Diving Deeper with Dr. Jeremy Kiszka

Briefly can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on? I study the behavior and ecology of large marine vertebrates, including sharks, but also marine mammals and sea turtles. I am particularly interested in how

July 7th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|

Diving Deeper with Dr. Melanie Hutchinson

Briefly can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on? I work on shark bycatch problems in commercial fisheries. I am working on finding different ways to reduce the impact that commercial fisheries targeting tuna

July 7th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|