California’s San Francisco Bay has seen repeated incidents of what could be thousands of dead sharks, rays, and several other fish species over the past several months. What’s the cause?
John Craig, a British diver originally from Sunderland but now living in Australia, was followed by a 4-meter long tiger shark while spearfishing in Western Australia. Here is his incredible story and audio interview.
This roundup of shark videos captures viral footage from the shark world in recent times. WARNING – Some of these are upsetting for shark fans.
Did you know that Australia and USA have the highest shark attack history globally? Here are 12 USA beaches where you need to be very vigilant in the waters. One of them is even called “the shark attack capital of the world.”
The Whitespotted Bamboo Shark is a strikingly beautiful and small shark that can “walk” on sand. It’s also a species that has a record of a virgin birth. Unfortunately, this is another shark species highly sought after for its meat. As a result, it’s now classified as a Near Threatened species.
Meet one of the largest coastal sharks on Earth; the Sandbar shark. But despite it’s large size and close resemblance to the Bull shark, it’s regarded as one of the safest shark species you could hope to swim with.
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.
Jacques Cousteau (1910 – 1997) was a French Naval officer, and a pioneer plus acclaimed legend in ocean exploration. He’s probably best known for his co-invention the “Aqua-Lung.”
As sharks continue to disappear from the earth’s waters largely due to human activities, it’s time we become more aware of the dilemma of endangered sharks. As many as 11 species may become extinct soon. Here are the details and a few tips on how you can help.
A recent shark fishing incident in Belize has conservation bodies and marine lovers outraged. The dead animals include a pregnant shark and other protected/endangered species. But local authorities say it’s completely legal.
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.
According to scientific research, sharks have personalities too. While some are shy and fearless, others are bold risk-takers that do not hesitate to explore new territories.