We discovered a new species, but war means it may now remain hidden forever

The extraordinary story of a stingray, its discovery and its uncertain fate in the Yemen war.

Alec Moore, Post-Doctoral Fisheries Scientist, Bangor University • conversation
July 23, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  biodiversity  biology  war  new-species  marine-biology  species  yemen  stingrays

We've just discovered two new shark species – but they may already be threatened by fishing

Scientists thought there was only one sixgill sawshark species – until now.

Andrew Temple, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Marine Biology, Newcastle University • conversation
March 18, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  conservation  sharks  sawfish  madagascar  zanzibar  new-species  marine-biodiversity  wildlife-monitoring  small-scale-fisheries  fishery-management

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