Capture and transportation of elasmobranchs, with emphasis on the grey nurse shark
The grey nurse shark
(Carcharias taurus) can live up to the age of 40 years, which is twice as long as it was hitherto thought to live till.
POPULATION: 4.3 million people which is around 20% of Australia's total population MARINE LIFE: Grey Nurse Shark
, Seadragons, Penguins, Humpback Whales, Green Sea Turtles, Bottlenose Dolphins and Pineapple fish.
Alan Saunders was bitten by a Grey Nurse Shark
while fishing at a beach in the town of Crowdy Head.
AUSTRALIA Santa Claus dives to feed a grey nurse shark
at Oceanworld Manly aquarium in Sydney ANTARCTICA In this photo from Maritime New Zealand, Russian fishing vessel Sparta is seen in the Ross Sea taking on water: heavy sea ice is hampering rescue efforts and it could be five days before anybody can reach the ship USA Conservators examine part of the Dead Sea Scrolls bearing the Ten Commandments before the scrolls'' installation at Discovery Times Square in New York INDIA Guinness World Records adjudicator Rob Molloy, measures Jyoti Amge in Nagpur.
It also assists us in sharing educational resources and encourages collaboration on priority projects such as the grey nurse shark
captive management plan, which is the first of its kind in the world.
And, the winner in the underwater subject category, who took a fantastic photo of grey nurse shark
, had to 'consciously not think about its teeth.' Well, you would, wouldn't you?
In this job I have worked on many projects, including estimating the population size of the endangered Grey Nurse shark
on the east Australian coast.
Population biology, distribution, movement patterns, and conservation requirements of the grey nurse shark
(Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810) along the east coast of Australia.
The grey nurse shark
is one of Australia's most endangered marine species after being fished to near-extinction.
The Sydney dive trip was Dr Earle's first opportunity to see a Grey Nurse shark
--there are only around 500 of these sharks left in the world and she had never seen one.
The Melbourne aquarium team hopes to expand their research and aid in plans to preserve threatened animals especially the critically endangered grey nurse shark