Marine biology: Acidified oceans may corrode shark scales

Prolonged exposure to high carbon dioxide (acidified) seawater may corrode tooth-like scales (denticles) covering the skin of puffadder shysharks, a study in Scientific Reports suggests. As ocean CO2 concentrations increase…

Media 101 – How to jump a shark

UPDATE: 1/5/12 5:30AM – Due to reader pressure, the article has been changed – see below the Continue reading line. The story about the hybrid sharks being a byproduct of…

Australian hybrid fish story – Media jumps the shark

Pretty much everyone who has seen this today shakes their head and wonders. I’m wondering too. First, the story which is being serially regurgitated without any thought in media outlets…

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