ISLE OF REUNION (FRANCE)- The tropical island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean can be considered as a hotspot for shark attacks. Last Saturday another person died after being attacked by a shark. A woman was struck by a shark while swimming in the sea at a beach in southwesternContinue Reading

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