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 →
This is part 4 of the series. Administrator’s note: In September of 2021 we first introduced the ambitious StAR project, which will hopefully re-wild Raja Ampat with the charismatic Zebra... Read More →
WORLD FIRST ENDANGERED SHARK REWILDING PROGRAM LAUNCHES IN INDONESIA Press Release Global collaboration, StAR, to re-establish once abundant zebra sharks in Raja Ampat. SORONG, RAJA AMPAT, 30... 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 →
Catatan: Artikel ini adalah siaran pers resmi yang disusun dan didistribusikan oleh Badan Riset dan Inovasi Daerah Provinsi Papua Barat bersama mitra-mitra pembangunannya. PEMERINTAH PROVINSI... Read More →
I’m among the fortunate few divers who have seen a zebra shark (Stegostoma tigrinum) in the Bird’s Head. We were exploring for new dives sites, diving just before dusk not far from shore in... Read More →
Administrators note: This will be the first in a series of articles about Zebra (Leopard) sharks and the plans for recovering their population in Raja Ampat. Zebra sharks (Stegostoma tigrinum),... 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!