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AQUA by Pietro Formis available for pre-order Photo

AQUA by Pietro Formis available for pre-order

Underwater photographer Pietro Formis has announced that his book “AQUA, Underwater World Mysteries” will be available from 5 June. Featuring 128 pages with 110 photos, the book sets out to both entertain and educate with information about the marine environment, its plight and the creatures that live within it.

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Latest edition of Frogfish Textbook seeks crowdfunding Photo

Latest edition of Frogfish Textbook seeks crowdfunding

Professor Ted Pietsch has completed a new edition of the seminal reference book, “Frogfishes of the World.” Its 986 pages contain almost all new images along with full details of the 9 new species recently discovered and information from recently discovered fossils. the author needs to raise $6,000 in order to get the book printed and has launched a GoFundMe page to attract donations.

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Kron Technology announces Chronos 2.1 high-speed camera Photo

Kron Technology announces Chronos 2.1 high-speed camera

At the NAB Show in Las Vegas, Kron Technologies has announced their 2.1 Chronos 2.1 high-speed camera. It is capable of capturing 1080HD resolution footage at a frame rate of 1,000 fps and up to 100,000 fps at lower resolutions. It has a 4/3 sensor capturing 2.1 gigapixels per second and between 2.5 to 11 seconds of recording time, depending on the RAM size.

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Canon announces EOS Rebel SL3 Photo

Canon announces EOS Rebel SL3

Canon has announced the EOS Rebel SL3 (EOS 250D in some markets). The APS-C camera has a 24.1 MP sensor with the DIGIC 8 image processor, which offers a native ISO range of 100-25600. It is the lightest an most compact EOS camera within the current ranges and offers video at 4K/25p.

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97% of Mediterranean shark catches unreported Photo

97% of Mediterranean shark catches unreported

A paper published in the journal Marine Policy shows that 97% of sharks captured domestically by European, North African and Middle Eastern countries fleets are not reported by species. This means that protections afforded by IUCN status cannot be enforced. In addition, the researchers discovered that there is effectively no accounting for sharks caught as bycatch.

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