A good eye for sizing up sharks

Scientists familiar with shark ecology and behaviour are also expert in visually estimating shark size, according to new research published by The Royal Society. The study […]

Sink or swim? White sharks do both

Efficient hunting techniques give white sharks the edge in the wild. New research has surprisingly found that this top marine predator actually swims at low speeds […]

Underwater magic: How to film camera-shy fish

Accurately recording the number and diversity of species in marine parks or commercial fisheries helps with monitoring and management of important Australian habitats. With that in mind, Flinders […]

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Seeking a ‘great’ shark deterrent

Valuable insights into the performance of commercially available personal shark deterrents have been revealed in Flinders University research. The project, led by funding from by the […]

Tourists spend $25m to swim with sharks

Shark diving tourism is a growing industry estimated to be worth more than $25.5 million annually to regional economies around Australia. A new report has documented […]