Posts tagged with: "Yannis Papastamatiou"

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

The bonnethead shark has finally been outed for what it truly is — an omnivore! Gone are the stereotypical characterizations […]

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The Meg: a 5-second movie review from FIU shark expert

The Meg: a 5-second movie review from FIU shark expert

If you’re wondering whether The Meg is worth the price of admission, FIU shark expert and dean of the College […]

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Deeper reefs won't offer much hope for shallow reef species. Photo Courtesy of California Academy of Sciences.

No relief for reefs – even in the ‘twilight zone’

Deep coral reefs provide shallow hope for near-surface reefs in need of recovery, new findings suggest. A team of researchers […]

Yannis Papastamatiou will appear on National Geographic's 700 Sharks. Photo by Laurent Ballesta.

700 sharks, 6 divers, 1 feeding frenzy

Yannis Papastamatiou’s night dive with sharks is about to go on display before the world when 700 Sharks premiers at […]

Shark biologist teams up with aerospace engineer to discover behaviors of oceanic whitetips

Shark biologist teams up with aerospace engineer to discover behaviors of oceanic whitetips

Oceanic whitetip sharks move with extreme efficiency, exploiting physics to maximize their energy surplus for both hunting and downtime. A […]

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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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FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

At this year’s eMerge Americas conference, FIU is showcasing new companies associated with StartUP FIU, in addition to scientific breakthroughs […]

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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Humans are greater threat to sharks, not the other way around

Humans are greater threat to sharks, not the other way around

You asked. We answered. In early June, FIU News invited our readers to submit their questions about sharks. We shared those […]

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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 […]