Shark sightings close Byron beaches

SWIMMERS at Byron Bay got a little bit more than they bargained for yesterday as numerous sharks were spotted at beaches around the headland.   Northern NSW Lifeguard co-ordinator from Surf Lifesaving Australia, Scott McCartney said that by lunchtime beaches had...

Beaches closed after shark sightings

Update: Trigg and Scarborough beaches have been re-opened after a 3.5m Tiger shark was sighted 300m off shore this morning. The shark was spotted travelling south-west from the Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter about 8am and again at 9am Swimmers were also kept out of the...

Queensland’s Shark Control Program

15.5 foot Tiger Shark caught in Queensland’s Shark Control Program Surfers’ relief as monster tiger shark caught off Yaroomba   By Peter Hall, The Courier-Mail, January 11, 2013 A MONSTER tiger shark that has been spooking surfers on the Sunshine Coast has been caught...

South African Shark Control Program

10 foot Great white shark caught in South African Shark Control Program Great white shark caught off Sunwich Port   By SUGAN NAIDOO, looklocal, 11. January 2013 The 316kg animal had a satellite tag attached to its dorsal fin. A GREAT white shark was caught on a drum...

Fisheries set to bait shark

Update, 5pm: The Department of Fisheries is set to deploy bait after a kill order was issued for a shark in the South West. The sharks, one reportedly up to four metres long, have been spotted swimming near several popular beaches including Meelup, Bunker Bay and...

Shark sightings close beaches

Surf Life Saving WA has been kept busy with several shark sightings along the coast today. Rangers closed Floreat Beach this afternoon after a rescue helicopter spotted a 3m-long shark “300m north of Floreat drain, 150m offshore and tracking west”. A...
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