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Stay Safe Around Sharks: Q&As with Dr. John Carlson
The shark attacks along the Carolinas in June and July of 2015 raised a lot of questions about sharks and their interactions with people. Our shark expert, Dr. John Carlson, shares answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
A Mako Shark's Last Meal
See NOAA Fisheries biologist Antonella Preti perform a gut analysis on a 12 foot shortfin mako shark weighing 1,323 lbs. Analyzing shark stomachs helps build a database of who eats who eats who in the ocean, an essential tool in managing fisheries.
Shark Fishing Tournaments
Shark tournaments - there's a science to it. NOAA biologists Nancy Kohler and Lisa Natanson attend Northeastern recreational shark tournaments where they examine shark size, sex, and reproductive organs, and also collect shark backbones for study.