Animal News

Shortfin Makos Need Official Protection

Three sharks recently caught some 10km off Malta were not Great Whites, the Planning Authority said this afternoon. “Following investigations carried out by the Environment Protection directorate within MEPA it resulted that the species in question appear to have been Shortfin Mako Sharks (Isurus oxyrinchus) and not the Great White …

Animal News

A Top Predator in Danger – Shark

On the Alert: A Top Predator in Danger (Oceana TV) from Oceana on Vimeo. Oceana TV presents this report on the dangers that sharks are facing in the oceans around the world.

Animal News

Actress January Jones Helps Save Sharks

January Jones is Scared for Sharks from Oceana on Vimeo. The actress January Jones from the hit tv-series “Mad Men” has stepped up to appear in a number of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) titled “Scared for Sharks.” According to my source article the PSAs will start June 8th and continue …

Animal News

Shark Finning: A Cruel Practice

This video from Oceana is the best one I have found so far online. If we can’t move some people with the possibility that losing sharks will hurt us all in the long run then maybe the brutality of shark finning will make a difference. Here is the video: Finning: …

Animal News

Convicted Anti-Whaling Activist Peter Bethune Deported To New Zealand From Japan

10 July 2010 Peter Bethune, an anti-whaling activist from New Zealand, arrived in his home country on Friday after being deported from Japan, where he was handed down a suspended sentence for obstructing the annual Japanese whale hunt. Earlier in the day, Japanese immigration officers in Tokyo had escorted Bethune …

Animal News

Anti-whaling activist receives probation and suspended sentence

7 July 2010 Anti-whaling activist Peter Bethune was given a two-year suspended prison sentence and five years’ probation Wednesday by a Tokyo district court judge for his role in boarding a Japanese whaling ship. Bethune was found guilty on five charges, ranging from assault against whalers to trespassing into a …

Protein Skimmer

Skimz SM202 External Protein Skimmer Ajustable Valve

[bubblecast id=293134 thumbnail=475×375 player=475×375] SKIMZ’s latest design allows cleaned water to exit the skimmer chamber at its base where it is almost bubble-free. Precise adjustment of the water level within the skimmer body can now be easily achieved using the new Micro-adjustable Valve. webiste: skimz.sg blog: skimz.sg/blog

Protein Skimmer

The New Skimz SM201 Internal Protein Skimmer – day 5

[bubblecast id=293133 thumbnail=475×375 player=475×375] Day 5 – Skimz SM201 protein skimmer running on the 5th day. The Skimz SM201 is using a ES5000 needlewheel pump which produces massive fine bubbles. You can see the amount of quality skimmate. website: skimz.sg blog: skimz.sg/blog

Animal News

Fish talk to each other

8 July 2010 WELLINGTON – THE undersea world isn’t as quiet as we thought, according to a New Zealand researcher who found fish can ‘talk’ to each other. Fish communicate with noises including grunts, chirps and pops, University of Auckland marine scientist Shahriman Ghazali has discovered according to newspaper reports …

Animal News

Museum Scientist’s Team Describes Two New Fish Species from Gulf of Mexico

9 July 2010, www.amnh.org Although the Gulf of Mexico has been intensively surveyed by scientists and picked over by fishermen, it is still home to fishes that are waiting to be described. New research from a team that includes Museum researchers that was recently published in the Journal of Fish …