They are slow swimmers and are nearly blind, but are capable hunters, eating fish, marine mammals and carrion
Human interaction has made the largest contribution to declining local shark numbers.
"The TPP could actually lead to the slaughter of more sharks."
Fishermen in central Vietnam attempted to save the shark last week but failed
Basking sharks are slow-moving plankton feeders which can grow up to 12 metres (40 feet) long.
The fish is believed to be an extremely rare megamouth shark
Audacious animals cause a stir this week
A Japanese surfer was killed Monday after both his legs were apparently bitten off by a shark in eastern Australia, a...
A fisherman netted an 80-kilogram shark while fishing off the south central province of Binh Dinh on Sunday.
Two of three blacktip reef shark babies delivered at the National Oceanographic Museum in Nha Trang had died by Saturday.
Doctors have saved the life of a Russian woman who was left paralyzed after being attacked by a needlefish while she...