Laid overseas in a public aquarium, zebra shark (Stegostoma tigrinum) egg cases, which survived trans-Pacific shipment, have finally hatched in specialised facilities in Raja Ampat. Since the... Read More →
We are posting a series of recently surveyed dive sites in the Bird’s Head Seascape last frontier, Fakfak and the Bomberai peninsula. This is the second in the series, Batu Putih. To read... Read More →
We are very happy to finally able to share the results of our twice-postponed voyage of discovery to the Bomberai peninsula. In 2018 the Fakfak’s regency government formalized the creation... Read More →
Those of you who follow the BHS know we have been frequently posting about a project called StAR, which is in the process of re-wilding the Leopard/Zebra Shark (Stegostoma tigrinum) to one of its... Read More →
Note: This article is the official press release composed and distributed by the West Papua Province’s Regional Research and Innovation Agency and its development partners. (And it’s our... Read More →
Waisai, 21st of July 2022. The ever-changing dynamics in managing protected areas inevitably needs adapting, without essentially deviating from the Management and Zoning Plans, set forth in the... Read More →
Rapid coral reef assessment using 3D modeling and acoustics: acoustic indices correlate to fish abundance, diversity and environmental indicators in West Papua, Indonesia by Mica Peck*, Ricardo... Read More →
Zebra's Uncaged! These charismatic but virtually extirpated sharks now have a chance to repopulate their native habitat. Three years in the making with unprecedented international cooperation these sharks now swim free.
Who let the sharks out, Who Who? National Geographic was there so they know who! And today they released an online article about this precedented event. Follow the link. This is big news!