A recent shark fishing incident in Belize has conservation bodies and marine lovers outraged. The dead animals include a pregnant shark and other protected/endangered species. But local authorities say it’s completely legal.
The Whitespotted Bamboo Shark is a strikingly beautiful and small shark that can “walk” on sand. It’s also a species that has a record of a virgin birth. Unfortunately, this is another shark species highly sought after for its meat. As a result, it’s now classified as a Near Threatened species.
Jacques Cousteau (1910 – 1997) was a French Naval officer, and a pioneer plus acclaimed legend in ocean exploration. He’s probably best known for his co-invention the “Aqua-Lung.”
John Craig, a British diver originally from Sunderland but now living in Australia, was followed by a 4-meter long tiger shark while spearfishing in Western Australia. Here is his incredible story and audio interview.
If you’d love to work with sharks as often as possible then our list of Jobs for Shark Lovers is what you need. You’ll also see options of part-time work for those that are not ready to commit fully just yet.
As its name suggests, the Spinner Shark is known for the spectacular spinning leaps it makes. Unfortunately, it’s now threatened from many angles especially by commercial fisheries and sports fishermen.
The Swell Shark is a biofluorescent species that has developed an interesting strategy for escaping predators and other perceived threats. Here are the facts about this animal as well as a video of it glowing in the dark.
For a unique vacation experience why not try a Diving Liveaboard Voyage? You get to take multiple diving trips per day and enjoy epic scenery while you’re there. You won’t want to miss any of the locations we’ve listed here.
As its name suggests, the Caribbean Reef Shark is commonly found in Caribbean waters. It’s the largest apex predator in its ecosystem. However, there is some controversy concerning the practice of humans feeding this shark bait for divers to approach it for a closer look.
Our shark video roundup for 2017 captures viral footage from the shark world in recent times. Each one of these videos went viral for different reasons. Click on them to find out more.