Posts Tagged ‘sharks’

Shark Trouble

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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A new study says sharks and rays are in trouble globally.

Describing New Species

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
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Academy researchers described over 90 new species in 2013. Find out why this work is so important.

Shark Survivors

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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Ancient sharks survived the mass extinction event.

Fish Face!

Friday, September 27th, 2013
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Meet your distant relative, Entelognathus primordialis, possibly the first earthling with a familiar face.

History of the Steinhart Aquarium

Friday, September 20th, 2013
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As we celebrate its 90th anniversary, we look back on the history of the Academy’s Steinhart Aquarium.

Discovering New Sharks

Friday, August 9th, 2013
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Dave Ebert lives and breathes sharks. We couldn’t complete a week of shark stories without him!

Sharksuckers

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Remoras are hitching a ride to Shark Week!

Shark Oil Storage

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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It’s Shark Week! Great whites are revealing their secret to long distance migrations…

Our Orca Story

Friday, May 10th, 2013
orcas, cetaceans, killer whales, dolphins, ecotypes, offshore, sharks, Academy research, Built for Speed

Discover how Orca O319 came to the Academy.

189 New Species

Monday, January 28th, 2013
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Meet some of the new species that Academy researchers discovered last year.

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