WSL Employs Shark Surveillance for J-Bay Open

WSL Employs Shark Surveillance for J-Bay Open

World Surf League heads to South Africa for the J-Bay Open next month. The uptick in viewership will undoubtedly be the result of Mick Fanning’s near-tragic shark attack during last year’s final. And although the WSL will welcome the extra attention, they want to guarantee a safe event – despite depriving the rubbernecking masses from […]

Video: Shark Repellent Tech In Action Against Bull Sharks

Video: Shark Repellent Tech In Action Against Bull Sharks

The Bull shark is widely considered the most dangerous shark to humans because of its aggressive nature and nearshore habitat. The magnetic technology inside Sharkbanz was first tested on Bull sharks several years ago, and we’re excited to bring you the next episode of our Tech in Action series.

Video: Shark Collides With Man on Paddleboard

Video: Shark Collides With Man on Paddleboard

When Maximo Trinidad decided to go paddleboarding during his lunch break on Thursday, he probably wasn’t expecting to see a shark – let alone collide with one! He noticed a spinner shark swimming toward him. Seconds later, the shark collided with his board, causing him to lose his balance and fall into the water. Trinidad captured the entire encounter on a camera he had strapped to his paddleboard. He wrote that the experience was “priceless” and made for an “awesome day.”

Shark Attack at NSW Leaves Surfer in Serious Condition

Shark Attack at NSW Leaves Surfer in Serious Condition

One paramedic on the scene said he was “missing three quarters of his thigh”. Nobody saw the shark in question, but a shark biologist will inspect photographs of the wound in an effort to determine the species.

Indonesia is One of Largest Exporter of Shark fins

Indonesia is One of Largest Exporter of Shark fins

Conservation group Save Sharks Indonesia has said Indonesia is the largest supplier of shark fins in the international market, and this has led to an increase in shark fishing among local fishermen, which puts the species at risk of extinction due to overfishing.