Posts tagged with: "Jeremy Kiszka"

A researcher swims near a whale shark off the coast of Nosy Be island near Madagascar. Courtesy Simon J. Pierce.

To save whale sharks, first we track their young

An international team of researchers have for the first time uncovered the migration routes for whale sharks around Madagascar. Surprisingly, […]

Missing sharks found through DNA in water samples

Missing sharks found through DNA in water samples

As sharks disappear from key locations, scientists are using environmental DNA to find a small number that may actually be […]

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A roaming bull shark. Courtesy: Hendrik Sauvignet.

Why has this tiny island seen a sharp rise in shark bites?

 A small island has become a hotbed for shark bites, and people may be partly to blame. According to […]

Caribbean reef sharks patrol the reefs in great numbers off Grand Cayman. While shark fishing is allowed here, there seems to be a high abundance of sharks which is rare of the Caribbean.

Where in the world are the predator researchers?

While Discovery Channel’s Shark Week is in full swing, FIU’s predator scientists have been working across the globe on research and […]

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Volcano sharks are a thing

Volcano sharks are a thing

Researchers investigate for Shark Week FIU researchers dive into the world of sharks and volcanoes this week during Discovery Channel’s […]

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Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Demian Chapman walked through the streets of Hong Kong overwhelmed by the smell of shark meat for sale. Shop after […]

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FIU Researcher Jeremy Kiszka prepares a drone for deployment for a shark survey along the island of Moorea.

Aerial drones reveal sharks in shallow water

Answers about shark populations could come from the skies, new research finds. Using drones, a team of researchers from FIU […]

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Mercury contamination found in Everglades dolphins

Mercury contamination found in Everglades dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins in the Florida Coastal Everglades have higher concentrations of mercury than any other populations in the world. FIU […]

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Individual efforts can improve ocean health, researchers say

Individual efforts can improve ocean health, researchers say

By 2050, there will be more plastic by weight than fish in the world’s oceans, according to researchers. Consequently, France […]

FIU shark experts list

FIU shark experts list

FIU has some of the top marine researchers in the country, including several focused on the science of sharks. They are […]

What do you want to know about sharks?

What do you want to know about sharks?

Shark Week is approaching and FIU News is ready to talk predators. With some of the top marine researchers in […]

Two gray reef sharks encounter a baited remote underwater video camera deployed by FIU marine scientist Jeremy Kiszka in the waters off Madagascar.

Shark conservation efforts garner support from Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Jeremy Kiszka is advancing conservation efforts of sharks and rays in East Africa, an effort supported by the Leonardo DiCaprio […]

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A hawksbill turtle is captured off Madagascar. 
Photo by Y. Razafindrakoto

A mission to save fishing’s unintended targets

Marine scientist devotes career to reversing trend of bycatch Each time a commercial fisher casts a net, they run the […]

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Drop-in series: Students become dolphin researchers for a day

Drop-in series: Students become dolphin researchers for a day

Inspired by Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class while in college […]

Mike Heithaus, left, tags a guitarfish in Shark Bay, Australia.

Heithaus Lab Blog launches with shark research trip to La Réunion

Mike Heithaus, executive director of the School of Environment, Arts and Society and marine sciences professor, has launched the Heithaus […]