Our Blogs

Our blogs are often created by our interns based on their experiences at our lab and the work they do. Take a look and see what they have to say. Feel free to head on over to our sister company, South African Shark Conservancy, for more information. If you have any questions, fill in our contact form and we will respond as soon as possible.

BRUV Dives Biodiversity, Distribution and Abundance of Fish Species Within The Cape Whale Hope Spot

Biodiversity, Distribution and Abundance of Fish Species Within The Cape Whale Hope Spot

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This report investigates the biodiversity, abundance and distribution of marine species over a three year period from 2016 – 2019, in the waters off Hermanus, South Africa. This study used…
Fish Facts Species Profile Pyjama Shark

Fish Facts with Aaron – Species Profile on The Pyjama Shark

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMi9JwfqWfM Let us look at some fish facts, shall we? Have you ever seen the movie Jaws? It was about a man-eating great white shark; all terrifying and dangerous, but…
Life History of Sharks at Shark Academy

Shark Life Cycle – Life History of Sharks

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B--qv7PrGVA&t=34s What is this video blog about? The shark life cycle is very different to those who live above the waves. Reproduction in land mammals is something that usually follows…
A Day in The Life at The Shark Academy

A Day in The Life at The Shark Academy

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppsH8qvAnio Remember when you told your parents you wanted to do shark research? Or the reaction of your friends when you said you were keen on becoming a marine biologist?…
My Internship South Africa Experience Field Trip Blog

My Internship South Africa Experience

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This blog includes some insightful information about my internship South Africa experience at the South African Shark Conservancy in Hermanus. This would prove to be a valuable step towards marine…
My Marine Biology Internship ZA Blog

My Marine Biology Internship in ZA

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I graduated from Eckerd College in May, 2019 and received my degree in Marine Biology. I knew I wanted to study sharks, but before jumping right into graduate school I…
Shark Lab Tours and Environmental Internships

Environmental Internship Experience

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My Environmental Internship Journey Begins It is always rather frightening to begin a new journey in a new continent with new people. You could imagine the worry on my mother’s…