Basking Shark (1 of 3) (image) University of Exeter Caption New research suggests the number of basking sharks recorded in Britain's seas could be increasing, decades after being protected from commercial hunting in the late 20th century. This images features a basking shark feeding. Credit Colin Speedie Usage Restrictions One use only - to accompany this story Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.