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RJ Dunlap Director on History Channel – Jan 13 @ 9 pm

Dr. Neil Hammerschlag, RJ Dunlap Director, will be featured on an upcoming I will be featured TV show on History Channel…Wednesday January 13th at 9pm eastern/8pm CST for the two hour special of MonsterQuest. The episode, “Jaws: The Silent Killer” The show will feature some of the latest Great White Shark Research recently published by […]

New Publication on Fish Seine Research in Biscayne Bay

I would like to inform you of a new scientific publication based on our research that will be published in the journal “Marine Ecology.” The article titled “Nocturnal Fish Utilization of a Subtropical Mangrove-Seagrass Ecotone” is based on research we did at night in Biscayne Bay (Florida), surveying fish distributions using seine nets. A PDF […]

2009 Summary of Shark Field Work

We just finished the last field trip of 2009. It was a busy year.. In total we tagged, sampled and released 255 sharks! Here was the species breakdown: Blacktips = 91 Lemons = 53 Bulls = 21 Great Hammerheads = 6 Nurse = 42 Atlantic Sharpnose = 16 Blacknose = 21 Spinner = 2 Sawfish […]

South Florida Shark Conservation Event – Jan 10

For those in Florida, I encourage you to attend the South Florida Shark Conservation Party on Jan 10. For more info and to RSVP, please visit: http://floridashark.pingg.com/2010SharkParty Happy New Year, Neil

Establishment of RJ Dunlap Marine Conservation Program

January 18 is the inaguaration of the RJ Dunlap Marine Conservation Program at the University of Miami. The R.J. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program is a joint program of the Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science and the Leonard and Jayne Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy at the University of Miami. Fore more […]