New ‘walking’ shark species discovered in Indonesia [VIDEO]

The new “walking” shark species was found off the remote eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera.

New ‘walking’ shark species discovered in Indonesia [VIDEO]

Science Recorder | Stephanie Verkoeyen | Saturday, August 31, 2013

For nearly three decades, Indonesia has led the world in the export of dried shark fins and other shark-related products, averaging over 100,000 tons of sharks and rays landed each year. However, as evidenced by this week’s announcement of the new species of “walking” shark, Indonesia has made great strides towards protecting these fascinating species in the last year... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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