The Human Side of the Shark Fin Trade

The common narrative of the shark fin trade only tells the sharks’ side of the story. Here, guest blogger Kylie Holub discusses the human side of the shark fin trade…

Fish-inspired Halloween Costumes

On the day before Halloween, the Fisheries Blog brings you a boo-tiful list of fish, aquatic, and marine-life inspired costume ideas! 

Why do sharks have two penises?

By Patrick Cooney, Certified Fisheries Professional The male shark circles, grabs onto the female’s pectoral fin with his mouth and bites down.  He keeps a tight grip with his sharp teeth while she remains motionless.  He slides in alongside her and curls his body in an arch.  The act is complete when he uses one…