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Sharks Live Longer Than Previously Thought

Discussion in 'Sea Save Foundation' started by Sea Save Foundation, Oct 10, 2017.

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    A scientist has found that sharks live longer, as much as twice as long, as previously thought. Dr Alastair Harry looked at 53 populations of sharks already being studied and found that a third of the species’ ages had been underestimated by as much as 34 years. This study is important for shark fishing management. Most sharks are not targeted but are caught as bycatch.

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