El Niño Seems To Be Stirring Things Up, Increasing Shark Sitings Along the #California Coast. In Monterey Bay One #GreatWhite #Shark Was Estimated To Be 18 or 19 ft, 5,000 pounds. One of 15 Counted Within A Half Mile Of Shore.
30 #Sharks Were Spotted In 1 Diving Expedition 2 Metres Down Off The Coast Of #Baja, #California. More Than Twice Than Ever Before. Makes You Wonder Why The Increase …
A Rare Example of #Mutualism Between Humans & Killer Whales (Orcinus Orca), The #KillerWhalesOfEden, Australia Would Alert Whale Hunters To The Presence Of Target Whales Through Tailslapping. After Harpooning, Some Would Even Grab The Ropes In Their Teeth & Help The Whalers In Hauling, Later Feeding Off The Remains. A Phenomenon Initially Recorded Between 1840 and 1930. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killer_whales_of_Eden,_Australia
#Australia ‘s 11th #Shark #Attack In 5 Months. Bodyboarders & Surfers Beware …
A 6-8 Foot #Shark Lifted A Surfer On His Surfboard Out Of The Water, Seen As Aggressive Behaviour, Prompting The Closing Of #Huntington Beach, California. And In May, 13 #GreatWhites Were Spotted Feeding About 50 Feet From The Shore At Sunset Beach. www.newsmax.com/TheWire/great-whites-huntington-beach-swarmed/2015/05/22/id/646206/ Makes You Wonder Why The Increase
Do Sharks See In Colour Or Are They Colour Blind? Research Argues Both Sides, Still A Good Move That #MickFanning Took Precautions.. When The US Navy Was Testing Which Colour To Issue Their Lifejackets, They Coined The Term “Yum Yum Yellow” For Its Apparent Appeal To #Sharks . One Woman Braves The Experiment, Where The Shark Instantly Investigates Her Head-On & Then Comes In From Behind. Usual Signs Of Keen Interest, But One Team Member Felt It Was Inconclusive. You BeThe Judge: http://natgeotv.com/asia/shark-attack-experiment-live/videos/color-experiment
Rare Attack 100 Miles off San Diego By A #Hammerhead Or Scalloped Hammerhead #Shark. Hungry? Territorial? The Jury Is Still Out On This One.
We Would Be Remiss If We Didn’t Post This Eyewitness Up Close Sighting Of #DeepBlue, The Largest #GreatWhite Ever Tagged & Videotaped Near Guadalupe Island, Mexico Involving Researcher Mauricio Hoyos Padilla. Over 20-feet long, Probably 50 Yrs Old And Possibly Pregnant.
“Sharks Sell, But #Shark Attacks Really Sell,” Says Dr. Skomal, A Senior Marine Fisheries Biologist Who Is Observing A Shift From Killing Sharks As Perpetrators To Setting Them Free For The Sake of #Eco Equilibrium & Further Studies. Nice Article Here: www.theaustralian.com.au/business/wall-street-journal/the-misunderstood-shark/story-fnay3ubk-1227477501166
Disturbing Footage of Whale #Shark (Rhincodon Typus) Being Butchered While Still Alive, Said To Be Witnessed in Yangjiang, Southern Guangdong Province, #China. As Many As 600 Are Targeted Each Year for #SharkFinSoup.