General Shark News

Minister downplays boat shark fears

The Fisheries Minister says he is confident a new Fisheries boat, with an inflatable hull, will be safe, despite operating in waters frequented by great white sharks. Norman Moore officially launched the vessel in Busselton on Friday - the boat will be used to carry...

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Liya Sibili vs Marcella

On December 25, 2012  Liya Sibili, of Gauteng, was attacked and killed by a shark while swimming at the notorious Second Beach, Port St. Johns. Billed as the most dangerous beach in the world after seven fatal attacks in as many years. Did Marcella visit Second Beach...

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Welcome to Shark Attack Survivors

  We have a new look, new projects and some new sites opening this year. Also we are changing the look of some of our other sites. Please put up with our mess as we assemble everything and fine tune our new site.   You can still access our old home page here… Parts of...

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Aggressive Shark At Tunnels

Terry Lilly got a beautiful picture and a bit of a scare spearfishing at Tunnels recently. After spearing a fish, a Galapagos shark charged in and stole it. Lilly says the 10-foot shark was one of the most aggressive he’s encountered, even following him toward the...

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Bull shark gets into swimming enclosure

A LARGE shark managed to get into a swimming enclosure near a popular picnic spot on Macleay Island, off the southeast Queensland coast. Police were alerted to the bull shark in the swimming area, which is surrounded by a net, at Macleay Island in Moreton Bay about...

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Great white shark off Jacksonville Beach

 Great white shark was 'in the surf break off Jacksonville Beach'   OCEARCH.org-Captain Brett McBride climbs into the shark lift with Mary Lee, a shark that has been tracked off the First Coast's shores the week of Jan. 8. The great white weighs in at 3,456 pounds is...

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Don’t get bitten by a shark myth

WITH two attacks already and alarms sounding so often it's reminiscent of the Blitz, beach lovers fear we're in for another "Summer of the shark". Surfer Luke Allan lost a finger and suffered a thigh wound when he was attacked near Port Macquarie on December 28. Two...

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