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NSRC


NSRC

The National Shark Research Consortium (NSRC) is a cooperative initiative involving four leading shark research organizations, the Florida Museum of Natural History, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Mote Marine Laboratory, and Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Ongoing independent and cooperative research projects gather data on the biology, ecology, and behavior of elasmobranchs needed for enlightened fishery management.

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ISAF


Collection

The International Shark Attack File (ISAF) is a compilation of all known shark attacks that is administered by the American Elasmobranch Society and the Florida Museum of Natural History. More than 3,200 individual investigations are currently housed in the File, covering the period from the mid-1500's to present.

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Basking Shark


Education

The basking shark's common name comes from its habit of 'sunning' itself at the surface. It has recently been listed as a protected species by CITES.

Education Main Page
Freshwater Fish Key

Megamouth


In the News

Megamouth Sharks are elusive and fascinating. There have been more than 40 confirmed sightings of the Megamouth Shark (Megachasma pelagios), and very little is known about this creature.

Sharks in the News
Fishes in the News

Biological Profiles


Just for Kids

The Just for Kids section of our pages is for elementary to middle school ages. Learn fun and fascinating facts about fishes and sharks. Let learning take you underwater!

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Kids Helping to Support Shark Conservation!

In the News


Just for Kids

The Just for Kids section of our pages is for elementary to middle school ages. Learn fun and fascinating facts about fishes and sharks. Let learning take you underwater!

Just for Kids Main Page
Kids Helping to Support Shark Conservation!

References


Just for Kids

The Just for Kids section of our pages is for elementary to middle school ages. Learn fun and fascinating facts about fishes and sharks. Let learning take you underwater!

Just for Kids Main Page
Kids Helping to Support Shark Conservation!

AES


AES

The American Elasmobranch Society is a professional scientific society of international researchers studying sharks, skates, rays, chimaeras and their near-relatives. AES publishes the American Elasmobranch Society Quarterly Newsletter and actively promotes the conservation and enlightened fishery management of elasmobranchs.

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Image Gallery


Image Gallery

Blue angelfish (Holacanthus bermudensis)
by Robert MacDonald ©

In our Image Gallery you'll find a wide variety of fish species photographed by world renowned underwater photographers. The Gallery also contains the work of several skilled scientific illustrators.

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White Shark


Biological Profiles

The biological profile section of our page contains species profiles on fishes in our image gallery. New species are being added, so check back often.

Biological Profile Main Page

Sawfish


Site

See what we have planned for the future. Check out our web site statistics. The number of hits, user sessions and pages viewed statistics are calculated from the program Webtrends.

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Education


Site

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Shark Games


Site

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Links


Site

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IUCN/SSG


Organizations

The Ichthyology division works closely with many organizations involved in the study and conservation of fishes and sharks.

Organizations Main Page
American Elasmobranch Society
Southeastern Fishes Council
IUCN/SSC Shark Specialist Group
National Shark Research Consortium
International Shark Attack File (ISAF)

CSFOP


South Florida

Take an in-depth tour through three imperiled south Florida environments - the Everglades, Florida Bay, and Florida Keys. Test your knowledge with interactive games and learn how you can help preserve these unique habitats.

South Florida Aquatic Environments Main Page

Whale Shark


Meetings

Here you will find news, dates and registration information for upcoming meetings and conferences on fishes and sharks.

Meetings Main Page
Recent Meetings: Abstracts and Reports

Spiny Dogfish


Staff

Come and meet the people that operate the Ichthyology Division. This page also contains contact information for the University of Florida, Museum of Natural History, Ichthyology Division personnel.

Staff Main Page
Personnel From the Past

Meetings


Links

Other informative and interesting sites dealing with ichthyology and sharks.

Links to Fish Sites
Links to Shark Sites

Acknowledgements


Links

Other informative and interesting sites dealing with ichthyology and sharks.

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Links to Shark Sites

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Links

Other informative and interesting sites dealing with ichthyology and sharks.

Links to Fish Sites
Links to Shark Sites