Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

VIDEO: Riding a great white

HONOLULU (HAWAII)- Hawaiian shark conservation advocate Ocean Ramsey made the worldwide internet news. She swam out of the cage with a great white shark off the coast of Mexico, making it look really easy and peaceful. Ramsey, a free-diving expert, recently took a risk few others in the world have dared – swimming in open water with several adult great […]

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Great whites attacked by dwarf shark

GUADELUPE ISLAND (MEXICO)- Researchers have for the first time found hard evidence that the small cookiecutter sharks go after one of the world’s most fearsome predators, the great white. One of the world’s smallest sharks, they have been known to prey on a wide variety of marine animals, including swordfish, whales, orcas and even a human swimmer . Unlike their bigger […]

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White sharks eat more than seals

CHEYENNE (USA)- A study published last week by the University of Wyoming show that great whites have a much broader diet than, as we often think, just seals. Many of the Pacific great white sharks they sampled were generalists who took different prey in varying locations. Some sharks were nearshore marine mammal specialists, but others had more flexible foraging approaches. […]

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Petition for great whites

Shark Stewards has filed a petition with the Federal Government to protect the North East Pacific population of great white sharks under the Endangered Species Act. Take action now to support our petition. Concurrently, Shark Stewards are appealing to protect these sharks under the California Endangered Species Act.  More information and the full petition are located here. The genetically distinct white shark population […]

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Basking shark travels to Hawaii

HONOLULU (USA)- In february a basking shark, tagged off the coast of San Diego, California, checked in after eight months of silence near Hawaii. Scientists are excited about the proven direct connection between basking sharks in the eastern Pacific and the central Pacific. The fish, tagged near San Diego, was one of only four basking sharks ever tagged in the eastern […]

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