Chondrichthyan Tree of Life Project, Gavin Naylor

Chondrichthyan Tree of Life Project, Gavin Naylor

Selected by Pacific Shark Research Center and Gavin Naylor for the Chondrichthyan Tree of Life Project to collect data from rare and deep-sea species in the Southern Indian Ocean in 2012. All specimens were bycatch accidentally caught by a licensed fishery. At least eight new species of deep-sea sharks were discovered during this trip.

 

 

Community Science Lecture Series, MLML, Sept 2012

Clerkin, P.J.  Shark Discoveries: new species of deepwater sharks from seamounts in the Indian Ocean.  Community Science Lecture Series, Friends of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, California, September 2012. Continue reading