Caught in a feeding frenzy

FANTOME ISLAND (AUSTRALIA)- A 48-year old man was found dead just off the coast off Fantome Island the 29th of august.  The Melbourne man, known to his friends as Rooster, was killed after he encountered trouble while trying to retrieve a vessel which broke anchor off the island about 7.30pm on Sunday night. The man’s body, which had been mauled by […]

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Great white sharks in UK?

PLYMOUTH (UK)- Great white sharks could be “occasional vagrant visitors” to waters around the British Isles, according to an expert. Richard Peirce, chairman of the Shark Trust, said the conditions and availability of prey made British waters an ideal hunting ground for the feared predator. Peirce said: “The real surprise is that we don’t have an established white shark population, because […]

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Interview with ‘The Sharkman’

SUVA (FIJI)- The Fiji Times have an interview with politician and shark protector Manoa Rasigatale. Named The Sharkman by marine conservationist for his campaign to save the shark from extinction. One thing he had to go and do. That’s actually go in the water and meet the predators he is protecting. “For a long time, we Fijians have always been frightened of […]

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Dutch fisherman auction porbeagle

SCHEVENINGEN (THE NETHERLANDS)- At the fish market at Scheveningen port fishermen from the Dutch town of Katwijk sold a rare porbeagle shark of nearly three metres and 135 kg in weight. It was the second porbeagle in a short period that was auctioned in Scheveningen. The Netherlands is not exactly a country famous for its sharks swimming in its waters.  […]

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