April 1, 2016

Megalodon Mystery: What Killed Earth’s Largest Shark?

Extracted from the article of Tia Ghose, Staff Writer | November 04, 2013 , Live Science Megalodon, the most massive shark ever to prowl the oceans, […]
April 1, 2016

DNA from historical and trophy samples provides insights into white shark population origins and genetic diversity: Findings from Gubili et al., (2015)

Characterizing genetic variation by retrospective genotyping of trophy or historical artifacts from endangered species is an important conservation tool. Loss of genetic diversity in top predators […]
April 1, 2016

Do Great White Sharks Grow Forever?

Extracted from the article of Mindy Weisberger, Live Science Contributor | August 20, 2015 After reaching maturity, white sharks’ growth slows — but it doesn’t stop. […]
April 1, 2016

Identifying sharks with DNA barcodes: assessing the utility of a nucleotide diagnostic approach Findings of Wong et al.,(2009)-

Shark fisheries worldwide are mostly unmanaged, but the burgeoning shark fin industry in the last few decades has made monitoring catch and trade of these animals […]

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