Beyond Jaws

Beyond Jaws

Beyond Jaws is the official podcast of the American Elasmobranch Society (AES), the largest and one of the oldest professional organizations dedicated to the scientific study, conservation, and education of sharks, and their relatives the flatsharks (rays and skates), and ghost sharks. The podcast is an informative all things shark-related program to engage and inform shark enthusiasts, the general public, and anyone interested in sharks. The podcast is engaging and fun, with guests discussing their current shark-related activities.

Recent Episodes

S2 E7: The trade of wedgefish and guitarfish

Dec. 20, 2021

Andrew Lewin and Dr. David Ebert speak to three experts on the trade of wedgefish and guitarfish in this final episode of this second season.  They speak to: Stan Shea (Hong Kong) Matt McDavitt (United States) Sarah Fowler (…

S2 E6: Fisheries management and trade of wedgefish and guitarfish

Dec. 13, 2021

Andrew Lewin and Dr. David Ebert discuss fisheries management and trade of wedgefish with: Ryan Daly - Oceanographic Research Institute (South Africa) Benaya Simeon - Wildlife Conservation Society (Indonesia) Christina Choy …

S2 E5: Ecology and Life History of wedgefish and guitarfish

Dec. 6, 2021

Dr. Davind Ebert and Andrew Lewin speak to Gareth Jordan of Ocean Research Insitute (South Africa), Adriana Gonzalez Pestano (Peru), and Rhett Bennett of the Wildlife Conservation Society (Southwest Indian Ocean) about the e…

S2 E4: Student perspectives in wedgefish and guitarfish research

Nov. 29, 2021

Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin speak to graduate students about their research of wedgefish and guitarfish from all over the world.  The hosts speak to: Mariana Martins; Michaela van Staden; Daniel Fernando; and, Stephanie…

S2 E3: Novel research in studying wedgefish and guitarfish

Nov. 22, 2021

Dr David Ebert and and Andrew Lewin discuss novel research methods in the field and in public aquariums with researchers conducting studies to better understand wedgefish and guitarfish.  We will hear from: Dr. Aletta Bester…

S2 E2: A student perspective on Rhino rays

Nov. 15, 2021

Students researching wedgefish and guitarfish play an important role in the conservation of these species as many of the students are identifying baseline information that will help drive future policies.  During the episode…

S2 E1: Why do we need to protect wedgefish and guitarfish

Nov. 8, 2021

Welcome to the second season of the Beyond Jaws podcast.  In this episode, Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin will be speaking with the organizers, the funding organization, and an international expert from the IUCN on the Glo…

Are you ready to talk about Rhino rays?

Nov. 8, 2021

Season 2 kicks off in one day where Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin speak to researchers all over the world who are working to learn more about wedgefish and guitarfish to better protect them.  This season was supported by …

BONUS 7: Dr. Ana Martins - working with Dr. Michelle Heupel

Nov. 6, 2021

Dr. Ana Martins joins Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin to discuss her career studying elasmobranchs in Brazil, Australia (with Dr. Michelle Heupel); and now, Canada.  Michelle discusses how she left Brazil to work with Miche…

BONUS 5: Dr. Jeff Kneebone - working with Dr. Greg Skomal

Nov. 1, 2021

Dr. Jeff Kneebone joins Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin on the podcast to discuss his journey into shark science working with Dr. Greg Skomal. His story is quite interesting as he worked with two of our guests in Season 1. …

Related Shows

Speak Up For The Ocean Blue

Speak Up For The Ocean Blue raises awareness of the variety of ocean science and conserva…

Visit Page

Marine Conservation Happy Hour

The Marine Conservation Happy Hour is a podcast that looks at the many different sides of…

Visit Page

Marine Mammal Science

Marine Mammal Science is a podcast covering some of the latest scientific research on mar…

Visit Page

Madame Curiosity

Join Hosts Frances and Mallory as they talk with fellow scientists about the most importa…

Visit Page

Dugongs And Seadragons

The time of heroes was over. It was a time for … not-quite-so-heroes ! Join Dugongs and S…

Visit Page

The Guide to Mindful Conservation: Danc…

This podcast is for professionals in the conservation practitioners or citizen scientists…

Visit Page

ConCiencia Azul

Me estoy asociando con el podcast Speak Up For The Blue y utilizando su renombre para cre…

Visit Page

Ocean Science Radio

Ocean Science Radio is a joint project between Andrew Kornblatt, founder and host of the …

Visit Page

Fancy Scientist: Animals, Science, Life…

Dr. Stephanie Schuttler, the Fancy Scientist, is a wildlife biologist who loves breaking …

Visit Page

Aquadocs

Aquadocs is the #1 podcast focused on aquatic medicine and a Top 50 Life Sciences podcast…

Visit Page

Environmental Studies and Sciences

Environmental Studies and Sciences is a podcast covering some of the latest research on e…

Visit Page

Beyond Jaws

Beyond Jaws is the official podcast of the American Elasmobranch Society (AES), the large…

Visit Page