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Tag Archives: Shortfin mako shark

NSU’s GHRI Study Shows Ocean’s Fastest Shark Is Being Threatened By Over Fishing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – More bad news for sharks. A new study using satellite tracking by researchers from Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), the University of Rhode Island and other colleagues shows that the fishing mortality rate of the shortfin mako in the…


REQUIEM FOR A SHORTFIN MAKO SHARK

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – There’s an old saying that goes: “All Dogs go to Heaven.” We’re now wondering if that also applies to sharks. “St. Mary’s,” a young shortfin mako shark that was caught and tagged last year by researchers at NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI,) has died….


Shortfin Mako Shark Makes a Direct Bee-Line South – But to Where?

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– February 21, 2014 – Researchers say a juvenile shortfin mako shark tagged more than eight months ago off Ocean City, Maryland is tracking a highly unusual path directly south in the mid-Atlantic – a fast track to a mystery destination. “I’ve never seen one act quite like…