Saving the Oceans One Shark at a Time

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Sharks play an important role to maintain the balance of life in our oceans. Yet commonly, these apex predators are accidentally pulled from the depths as bycatch by fishermen netting market-valuable species such as tuna.

But there’s hope on the open seas. Now researchers at SharkDefense have developed a new type of fishing hook, called a SMART hook. Read about this economical solution that fishermen can use to reduce shark bycatch.