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Octopus release goes swimmingly!

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Octopus release goes swimmingly!

After a temporary stay at Macduff Marine Aquarium, this octopus was carefully transported back to the sea so that she would have time to find a mate and complete her lifecycle.

In the video below you can find out how …

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Glow in the dark shark!

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Glow in the dark shark!

In my tenth shark piece for the Guardian I report on a recently discovered deep sea shark that glows in the dark…

Light emitted by a new species of lanternshark, Etmopterus lailae, is camouflage and helps them to hunt, communicate

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In a Battle of the Predators who wins?

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In a Battle of the Predators who wins?

This Guardian piece covers the fascinating predations of Orca’s on Great White Sharks in South Africa…

It is difficult to imagine the great white shark as prey, yet could the Orca be overpowering them? Strange findings in S. Africa point

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Giving Fiji’s Shark God a Helping Hand

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Giving Fiji’s Shark God a Helping Hand

In this Guardian blog I take a closer look at the Marine Protected Areas in Fiji, specifically the Shark Reef Marine Reserve in the Beqa Channel.

Legend has it that Dakuwaqa, the ancient shark god, provides protection for the people

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