The newly discovered Pliotrema kajae and Pliotrema annae six-gill saw sharks, were discovered during research investigating small-scale fisheries operating off the coasts of Madagascar and Zanzibar. The discovery of these two new sharks highlights how little we still know about life in the ocean and the impact we are having on it.
Read more about the incredible evolutionary history of the Great white in the Mediterranean in my latest piece for BiOME Ecology webzine here: https://biomeecology.com/news/2020/03/the-3-2-million-year-history-of-great-white-sharks-in-the-mediterranean-sea/
New research sheds light on the migration routes of basking sharks and outlines their vulnerability to environmental change.
Check out my latest piece for BiOME Ecology webzine here: https://biomeecology.com/news/2020/02/basking-shark-genetic-tagging-gene-flow-migration-routes/