DUNSBOROUGH (AUSTRALIA)- A group of kids off an Australian beach got the scare of their lifetime. Just meters away the ocean surface broke with the dorsal fin of a great white. A shark net prevented a real encounter between the shark and the children. According to WA Today it wasContinue Reading

PERTH (AUSTRALIA)- The Western Australian government is jeopardising beach safety by using tagging data to track a great white shark it has marked for culling. So say shark experts in The Guardian in reaction to the announcement of the State’s Department of Fisheries Friday that it would deploy capture gearContinue Reading

PERTH (AUSTRALIA)- We’ve seen orcas and crocs attacking and eating big sharks but never could anyone think that a moray eel could pose a real threat to sharks. This video shows otherwise.  Divers spotted this giant moray eel snagging a small white-tipped shark for breakfast.The eel manages to swallow theContinue Reading

DOMPU (INDONESIA)- The first even great white shark has been recorded in Indonesian waters. A six metre adult male of the white shark Carcharodon carcharias was caught by demersal longliners operating off Dompu. The specimen was landed and sold at Tanjung Luar landing site in eastern Lombok. This is the first confirmedContinue Reading

PERTH (AUSTRALIA)- Anti-poaching organisation Sea Shepherd has produced a documentary to expose the terrible reality of the so-called Shark Cull, the bait-and-kill shark measure of the West-Australian government to protect its beaches. The film is called Apex Harmony “The Shark Cull” and features confronting underwater footage of bullet-riddled sharks on the ocean floor. It also identifiesContinue Reading

KHOBAR CREEK (PAKISTAN)- Pakistani fishermen who caught a juvenile whale shark have successfully released it without any injury in the offshore waters of the country. They struggled for an hour to safely release the shark The coast of Pakistan is considered to be an important breeding and basking ground forContinue Reading

REUNION (FRANCE)- The tropical isle of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is turning out a real hot spot for shark attacks. Yesterday a 24-year old surfer got his leg bitten off by a shark. The man is in the hospital, fighting for his life. Earlier this year two people died fromContinue Reading