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Shark Diving research and Shark Observer stages to assist in scientific research during Fiji Shark Conservation and Awareness Project - International Year of the Shark 2009.

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  • Management vs MPAs!
    Click for detail! Bingo. And I cite. The reefs in Guam and Papua New Guinea are near collapse, with only 10% of the historical estimate of fish biomass present. Although these declines seem dire, an equally important finding is that fisheries management works. This is a message of hope to those working in conservation. Over the past decade, many have given up on fisheries management
  • Numbers!
    Source - check it out and weep! This sucks. And more, generally depressing statistics here and here!
  • Endothermy and Performance - Paper!
    Click for detail! Interestingly, Leatherback Turtles have a warmed body core and Swordfish, a rudimentary heat exchanger allowing them to reduce heat loss.   Nice! Rad this. Warm-blooded Fishes like Mackerel Sharks and Tuna perform better = swim faster and migrate further. Despite of the high cost of keeping one's temperature elevated, these species appear to derive a comparable

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