In their drive for faster catch and more profits, longlining is a popular fishing technique among commercial fisheries. But it has devastating effects on sharks and other sea creatures.
If you are a frequent visitor to aquariums you may have wondered why you hardly if ever see a Great White Shark in captivity. These are the reasons why several efforts to hold this shark in captivity have failed dismally.
Though the Whitetip Reef Shark is known for stealing fish, it can stay without food for 6 weeks. Spear fishers may often encounter it when it lunges at them to steal their catch. Learn more about this shark that’s now officially a threatened species.
Madison Stewart, also commonly known as the “Shark Girl,” is a young dive master and an underwater filmmaker. She strongly advocates for the protection and conservation of sharks and has committed her life to protecting sharks.
If you’re thinking of racing against a shark in the water maybe you should read our Shark Swimming Speed breakdown first. You’ll get to know about the fastest sharks in our seas and oceans today.
Though Diving with Sharks is a truly epic and memorable experience, never compromise on safety. The following tips are the most important ones you’ll need to remember before you enter and while you are in the water.
Shark Poaching: In another flagrant display of the ruthlessness of poachers, a Chinese fishing crew was caught with over 300 tons of illegal cargo including 6600 sharks. As a punishment, they are getting up to four years in prison plus nearly $6 million in fines. Read on to learn more about this shocking story.
Tail-riding through the ocean holding on to a great white shark is a breeze for Ocean Ramsey, the deep-sea diver who travels all over the world to prove sharks are not like the Jaws stereotype. Here are all the facts about her and her work including two underwater videos you’ve got to see.
The Oceanic White Tip Shark is a slow-moving but very persistent ship-following fish. Learn more about this shark that is now rapidly disappearing from the seas.
Contrary to the erroneous belief that sharks are bloodthirsty man-eaters, the Nervous Shark is one species that is actually afraid of humans.