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30May

THRESHER SHARK FROM MONAD SHOAL – part 2

The thresher shark (Alopias pelagicus) is named this way because it has a long tail, the size of its body, which makes it resemble the continental mammal. But the famous tail, that is used to hunt, by whipping and stunning the fish, has attracted its destiny of endangered species: it is hunted to meet the […]

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21Jul

Project 2016 – Sharks of Azores

Shark photographing – The story behind Author: Alin Miu Our project’s main goal was photographing the sharks in the Azore archipelago. The islands are situated in the Atlantic Ocean and are under the jurisdiction of the country of Portugal, as an autonomous region. The destination was chosen after an in-depth research about the shark species […]

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05Jun

Project 2016 – Sharks of Azores

Project objectives 1. Photographing key threatened species in the Azores Islands : Mako Shark( Isurus oxyrinchus) and Blue Shark ((Prionace glauca), marine mammals, sharks, turtles, fishes; 2. Monitoring the marine species; 3. Communicating the need of restoring endangered marine animal populations; 4.Involving communities in the effort of protection through awareness on overfishing and trade with endangered […]

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