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Throwback: 14-foot Thresher Shark Washes Ashore Moss Landing

Usually people visiting Monterey Bay have to book a tour on a boat to see wildlife native to our Pacific waters. But beachgoers got to experience a bit of marine science first hand when a 14-foot thresher shark washed ashore onto a beach in Moss Landing. 230 more words

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Sharks Use ESP

As beachgoers flock to the ocean over Labor Day, thoughts of “jaws” will inevitably surface. A shark’s ability to home in on the scent of blood is legendary, but many people are surprised to learn that sharks have a stealthy sixth sense to find prey and explore the world around them. 1,540 more words

Ampullae of Lorenzini

Have you ever wondered how sharks get around in the ocean blue? How a hammerhead shark can find its prey without the depth perception or hearing capabilities that we primates have today? 161 more words

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Thornback Ray

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1962 is a duet made in collaboration between me and Jeff Fouch.  We both came into this piece with separate ideas in mind.  From my understanding, Fouch is interested in the interpersonal relationship between people, while I was focus more on the individual experience of movement within a shared environment.   344 more words


Day 179: 12/21/13: The Great White Shark Song

Andy Brandy Casagrande IV is an Emmy-winning cinematographer and shark freak. You have to love a song with a lyric like: “Seven rows of teeth, Lorenzini in the front!” 15 more words


3 Senses Great White Sharks Have (And Humans Don't)

Since there have been about 450 million years since sharks and humans shared a common ancestor, and white sharks have been swimming in the ocean looking more or less the same for the past 16 million years, people tend to assume that sharks are primitive animals, missing the sort of specialization and development that “higher” and “more evolved” animals have. 366 more words