The Best Shark Dive in the World!
Blog about "The World's best Shark Dive" by Beqa Adventure Divers.
Featuring up to eight regular species of Sharks and over 400 different species of fish, Shark diving doesn't get any better!
WA Shark Cull - Public Assessment!
There are new developments.
For once, this is good news.
As hoped for, there will be a Public Environmental Review of the Shark cull, with a four-week public submission period.
But please, be careful with those submissions!
There will be a formal process (good fact sheet here!) and those dudes are not those maligned politicians but people that generally know what they are
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie!
Diego Cardeñosa inserting a tiny PIT tag for estimating the population size via mark-recapture - source.
We got ourselves another minuscule Bull Shark!
Kudos to Projects Abroad's Shark supremo Diego for having doggedly persevered and finally managed to hit the right combination of habitat, current, temperature and salinity!
May this be the start of many more such exploits?
Remember that redescription of Sharks and Rays?
Try not to be deterred by the pathos - just keep an eye on those Grey Reefies that are recognizable by the black trailing edge of their tails.
Notice those big white tips on the first dorsals?
Those would be those infamous Carcharhinus wheeleri, the (Short Nosed) Blacktail Reef Shark, one of JSD's favorite photographic
Big GWS in Asia - Paper!
Geographical extent and size distribution of white shark observations.
Color legend for country of observation occurrence applies to entire figure. A) Approximate location of observation or landing for individual white sharks. Circles on land indicate observations that only reported country of landing. Annual average sea surface temperature is indicated by color gradient. B) Percentage of
Stewart Island - troubled Waters!
Remember the controversy in Stewart Island?
Looks like matters have come to a boil.
Since writing this post, I've talked to several people in the know and it appears that there has been an abject lack of outreach and education by both the scientific and diving community. Apparently, research reveals that Stewart Island is a major seasonal aggregation spot for New Zealand's GWS