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Sharks have long-distance relationships

Published on
November 11, 2021

The starry smooth-hound’s love life is complicated, WUR researchers discovered.

There are many starry smooth-hound sharks (Mustelus asterias) just off the coast of Zeeland in the summer. But in the winter, they disappear without a trace. Where do they go? The Dutch sports fisheries organisation and 25 fishers joined forces with Wageningen Marine Research to unravel this mystery.

Read the full article with Niels Brevé at Resource-online.nl