CAPE TOWN (SOUTH-AFRICA)- Clovelly Beach, near the South-African city Cape Town, is still closed. The waters are not safe yet. Last week a British swimmer was attacked here on september 28 by a great white and lost a leg. The shark is still there, gliding menacingly through swallow waters asContinue Reading

  Dead whale washed ashore (photo: News.com.au) POINT LOOKOUT (AUSTRALIA)- A 14.5 metre-long humpback whale carcass is attracting sharks to a beach, with swimmers being warned to stay out of the water. The whale became stranded on Main Beach 2km south of Point Lookout, Queensland, yesterday afternoon and had beenContinue Reading

ISLE OF MAN (UK)- Off the small island of Calf of Man a rare thresher shark was spotted leaping fully out of the water. It was Calf of Man warden Simon Davies that watched the shark jump while doing a watch for sea birds on the north of the Calf . ThresherContinue Reading

COCKBURN SOUND (AUSTRALIA)- Different sightings of great whites in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia, led to an official warning by the local Department of Fisheries today. “People need to keep their personal safety in mind, while they are on the water.” A spokesman of the Department of Fisheries said. A great whiteContinue Reading

SAN DIEGO (USA)- There’s been a lot of shark sighting at the beaches close to the Southern Californian city of San Diego. Lifeguards and fire officials last week closed portions of Mission Beach twice after they believed they saw a shark. On Wednesday, lifeguards closed the Children’s Pool in La JollaContinue Reading

TAIPEH (TAIWAN)- A new species of shark has been found. Not in the deep sea or at a distant tropical isle. No at the Taiwan food market. Squalus formosus (“Formosa” being a former name for Taiwan), likely wound up in the fish market in the same way most deep-ocean sharks do—as bycatch, accidentallyContinue Reading

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 isContinue Reading