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Two eggs recovered from a landed nursehound

Our early morning visit to the fish market was very busy and productive. We found an interesting number of landed species – we saw a six gill, a seven gill, spurdogs, a smoothhound, a starry smoothhound, a small spotted catshark, a nursehound, a long nosed skate

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What a busy and productive dissection weekend!

We had two very successful dissection days last weekend. We were working on sharks and rays provided by the Malta fish market, where sharks are sometimes landed. We never kill sharks, but dissection of landed sharks allows us to better understand the biology, morphology and

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Welcome to our new interns, Will and Anona

Feb 2020: It’s great to welcome our new interns, Will Redding and Anona Griffiths who will support us during the next three months. Will is a Wildlife Conservation student from Nottingham Trent, and Anona is an Environmental Science student from Cardiff University.  They have jumped right

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Tiny Teen Cafe visits get underway!

Jan 2020 Sharklab-Malta are delighted to support this year’s Tiny Teen Cafes. The Science Centre, within the Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes organises ongoing campaigns to promote the uptake of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects by school students. One new activity, called Teen

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