February 6th, 2013

Funding for Aberdeen research using shark immune systems to develop drugs

Funding for Aberdeen research using shark immune systems to develop drugs

News Release University of Aberdeen 06 February 2013 ————————— Pioneering drug discovery gets major funding to move to next stage A pioneering drug development team at the University of Aberdeen has received a £1.5M funding boost to accelerate the progress of multiple novel drug leads to tackle cancer and diseases such as debilitating inflammatory conditions ...

Shark Identification Videos

Shark Identification Videos

A series of short shark identification videos for anglers Mark Sampson is describing how to identify certain shark species and to distinguish between similar-looking species. The sharks were caught and released aboard the Fish Finder.  Dusky Shark Identification Sandbar Shark Identification Spinner Shark Identification Blacktip Shark Identification Scalloped Hammerhead Identification Blacknose Shark Identification Atlantic Sharpnose ...

Population metrics and movement of two sympatric carcharhinids

Population metrics and movement of two sympatric carcharhinids

Published on 06. February 2013 Population metrics and movement of two sympatric carcharhinids: a comparison of the vulnerability of pelagic sharks of the southern Australian gulfs and shelves P. J. Rogers, C. Huveneers, S. D. Goldsworthy, W. W. L. Cheung, G. K. Jones, J. G. Mitchell and L. Seuront ABSTRACT: The dusky shark Carcharhinus obscurus ...

Life-history traits of a small-bodied coastal shark

Life-history traits of a small-bodied coastal shark

Published on 06. February 2013 Life-history traits of a small-bodied coastal shark Adrian N. Gutteridge, Charlie Huveneers, Lindsay J. Marshall, Ian R. Tibbetts and Mike B. Bennett ABSTRACT: The life histories of small-bodied coastal sharks, particularly carcharhinids, are generally less conservative than those of large-bodied species. The present study investigated the life history of the ...

Protecting the World’s Shark Sanctuaries – Pew