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Sharks revealed as the great protectors of seagrass


Sharks, marine scientists say, are often misunderstood, described as ravenous man-eaters. In reality, sharks are critically important to the health of the world’s oceans, yet a quarter of all shark species are threatened with extinction.

Freshwater flow affects Everglades fish. But how?


With tarpon fishing season at its peak, FIU scientists are tracking the saltwater fish throughout the Florida Everglades. They want to know how water conditions affect some of the state’s most lucrative recreational fisheries.

Volcano sharks are a thing


Dean Mike Heithaus stars in Devil Sharks, which aired at 10 p.m., July 26, on Discovery. He is joined by FIU post-doctoral researcher Jeremy Kiszka, research analyst Kirk Gastrich and Ph.D. candidate Frances Farabaugh.

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