sharks

seafood

Study Finds that Many UK Fish and Chip Shops Sell Endangered Shark Meat

If you’re buying fish called "rock salmon" or "flake," it’s probably shark.
Bettina Makalintal
2.4.19
crime

The Best Way to Steal a Shark Is by Pretending It's a Baby, Apparently

Video footage shows a trio of thieves waltzing into a Texas aquarium, swaddling the shark and wheeling it out like a baby in a stroller.
Drew Schwartz
7.31.18
ICELAND

What Eating Shark and Whale in Iceland Taught Me About Ethics

Can eating shark and whale meat between scenic geysers and volcanoes bring us back to a pure, earthly paradise and simpler time?
Carlotta Girola
1.9.18
crime

Australia’s Weirdest Unsolved Murder Began With a Shark Coughing Up a Human Arm

Authorities would never recover the rest of career criminal and police informant Jim Smith.
Stephanie Hughes
11.9.17
the vice reader

My Hunt for the 400-Year-Old Shark Whose Flesh Gets You High

'Shark Drunk' is an engrossing new memoir about shark fishing in the Arctic Circle that's 'Moby Dick' meets Knausgaard's 'My Struggle.'
Morten Strøksnes
7.1.17
The 2016 Fiction Issue

Algorar's Last Days

A short story by Johnny White.
Johnny White
1.4.17
Stuff

Not All Surfers Are Cool and Fun and Mellow and I am Proof

Do cool, fun, relaxed people like to surf, or does surfing produce cool, fun, relaxed people? Possibly neither.
Chris Galletta
10.18.16
Photo

The Beauty and Terror of Fishing for Monster Sharks

A new book documents the gore and the glory of the annual Monster Shark Tournament.
Maggie Shannon
7.30.16
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of Getting Attacked by a Shark?

Sharks are giant fish that mostly keep to themselves, but sometimes make people's limbs disappear.
Mike Pearl
6.18.16
Interviews

The Mexican NGO Getting Sharks and Fishermen to Work Together

Pelagic Life is working to reveal the harm shark fishing does to both the ecosystem and the fishing economy of San Carlos. They want to keep the sharks in the water – and bring the tourists in to see them.
José Luis Martínez Limón
5.23.16
FIGHTLAND

Meet the Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Who Swims With Sharks

…and hear about the time he dealt with a shark using BJJ 101.
Jeff Harder
3.30.16
Art

These Shark-Sized Paintings of Shark Sex Are Vicious

Ling Jian explores our perception of the female form through the ocean's deadliest predator.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.4.15
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