Great White Shark Expert Takes Audiences on a Deep Dive
Louisa Hufstader
An attentive all-ages audience came to the Oak Bluffs Tabernacle Thursday night to hear Gregory Skomal give a talk called Seeing Deeper Into the World of the Great White Shark.
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Shark Week Brings Shark Expert to Island

Shark expert Dr. Greg Skomal speaks Thursday, July 26 at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs.

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Science, Ratings Fuel Shark Week
Sara Brown

The weather in South Africa almost put a damper on Shark Week this year.

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Shark Research Booming as Great Whites Summer Near Vineyard
Sara Brown
White shark populations are on the rise and shark research is also growing from coast to coast as scientists learn more about the apex predators.
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Greg Skomal Comes to the Vineyard to Talk Sharks

Noted expert Greg Skomal will talk about great white sharks on Tuesday, August 8 at the Old Whaling Church. The event is a benefit for the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.

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In Defense of Sharks
Suzan Bellincampi
It has been estimated that the chance of getting attacked and killed by a shark are 1 in 3,748,067.
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Hammerhead Shark Reported Off South Shore of Martha's Vineyard
Sara Brown

South Beach in Edgartown was closed Wednesday morning after a hammerhead shark was seen swimming in the water near shore. A biplane pilot confirmed the sighting.

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Brown Sharks Are All Bark and No Bite
Suzan Bellincampi

In the case of the brown shark, you probably won’t ‘need a bigger boat.’ 

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Basking Shark Died of Cold, Biologists Believe
Sara Brown
The juvenile basking shark washed up in the surf on Menemsha Beach Sunday, attracting onlookers. Later scientists arrived to perform a necropsy that will contribute to shark research as a whole.
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Land Shark
Suzan Bellincampi
“Open wide and say ahh!” This is one fish that would be a dentist’s dream. It wasn’t a dentist who found a dead basking shark at Menemsha Beach last weekend.
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