Practically nothing was known about the biology of whale sharks up until about 15 years ago. Since that time there has been a veritable explosion…View More Whale shark ecotourism: the good, the bad and the ugly
In midsummer 2009, under the intense Mexican sun, a whale shark, MXA-182, arrived at Holbox. He is injured. A nasty cut nearly severs his right…View More Sharks and lasers, not just for entertainment!
To go with the whale shark news roundup this week, I thought I’d post a video from my group’s whale shark research work in Mexico…View More TGIF – curious whale shark
Whale sharks (in Vietnamese: Ca Ong, literally “Sir Fish”), have been in the headlines quite a bit lately. Here’s a roundup: WA WS, OK? A…View More Sir Fish grabbing headlines, but it’s not all good
It’s getting to that time of year again. It’s hot here in Atlanta, and really hot down in Mexico, where, in between the tropical storms…View More Spotting the difference between whale sharks
Jenny Schmidt from U. Illinois and her co-authors have uncovered a fascinating nugget of biology of the whale shark in a recent (and Open Access…View More Who’s your daddy?
*Ed. Note: Al’s post was selected by the staff at PLoS One as the April Blog Pick of the Month! Awesome Job Al! – KAZ…View More Inside the Outside
Hi there DSN readers, nice to meet ya. I want to introduce you to a friend of mine. He’s a little on the big side,…View More What’s black and white and studied all over?
Research findings indicate that the oil spill off the coast of Mexico may be endangering the lives of these animals. Biologist Eric Hoffmayer, who studies…View More Is Gulf oil killing whale sharks?