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New Caribbean shark discovered

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The Belize Fisheries Department and researchers from Florida International University (FIU) confirmed the presence of a new shark species belonging to the bonnetheads type in waters off the coast of Belize last week. Yet to be named, this species, which requires healthy habitats for nursery areas such as mangroves, serves as an indicator of the state of health of Belize […]

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Snorkel trip meets great white in Florida

Great white of Dunsbourogh beach. Photo: Twitter.

ISLAMORADA (USA)- Foreign exchange students who were exploring the underwater beauty of Florida at Alligator Reef were suddenly yelled out of the water when all of a sudden a 4 meter big great white came cruising by. Under water suddenly the barracudas ran away. Franco Sorvetto, one of the exchange program organizers, saw it then — a great white shark only 7 […]

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New York beach cleared after shark sighting

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NEW YORK CITY (USA)- Yesterday, Rockaway Beach in Queens, New York, was closed for a while by lifeguards after a bather reported seeing a shark. Rockaway Beach in Queens was filled with hundreds of people enjoying the nice weather. An Instagram user named Patricia Carbone estimated that the waters were evacuated from about 123rd Street to the far end of […]

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17 great whites spotted in one day off Cape Cod

Great white. Photo: Flickr Creative Commons.

CHATHAM (USA)- New England is becoming more and more a hotspot for great whites. Last week scientists spotted no more than 17 great whites within a few miles of the Cape Cod shore. While a few thousand kilometers south people are experiencing a different kind of ‘summer of sharks’, in Massachusetts they are very happy. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy […]

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Basking sharks filmed by drones

Basking shark off the coast of England, Porthcurno. Photo: Flickr Creative Commons/Candiche.

ISLE OF MULL (SCOTLAND)- The summer in Scotland is famed for watching basking sharks. These gentle sharks come close to the shores in the summer months in large numbers to look for a mate. Isle of Mull-based Sea Life Surveys said it had observed about 100 of the creatures off Coll. They have filmed the gentle giants from the air […]

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