Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Shark Bytes - May 27, 2008

Frederic Buyle's photography nominated for magazine cover
DeeperBlue.net - UK
The picture to vote for is "dancing with tigers", which represents William Winram swimming freely with a 4m tiger shark. To view the tiger shark photos, ...

All meat, and no fins, at Bali shark restaurant
Reuters - USA
Call it shark for food lovers with some conscience: an Indonesian chef is making soup and other dishes from the flesh of the big fish whose survival is ...

Oceanic white-tip shark expedition trip report
By echeng
I’m told often by folks who have been on the ocean for decades that that oceanic white-tip sharks (Carcharhinus longimanus) were once one of the most common sharks in the ocean. In a classic scene in the movie, Blue Water, White Death, ...

Petition Challenges Australia Shark Fishery
By admin
May 27, 2008 – At a time when the global community is finally taking notice that sharks are in desperate need of protection, Australia’s state of Queensland is preparing to take a major step backwards in the Great Barrier Reef reserve. ...

Ex-Swaffham diver survives shark ordeal
Lynn News - King's Lynn,UK
By Staff Copy A WEST Norfolk man who hit the headlines after spending 19 hours in shark-infested waters is facing calls to pay for his rescue. ...

Shark Image Gallery
Sharks are pretty notorious animals, and you may have never seen one up close and lived to tell about it. Browse our shark images for an in-depth look at this creature of the deep.

Fear of Sharks and Why They Don't BIte
By Ila France Porcher(Ila France Porcher)
As one of the few people who has conducted a long term ethological study of sharks, and the only one who went alone to watch them under a wide variety of circumstances, I have long acquaintance with the phenomenon of fear. ...

New shark: A-457
Shark A-457 has been added to the ECOCEAN Whale Shark Photo-identification Library.

Surprising Autopsy Report In Deadly Shark Attack
News 8 - San Diego,CA,USA
The shark that killed a man in Solana Beach last month was not looking for food, according to an autopsy report. "It was not a feeding attack. ...

Fishier and fishier...doubts grow over shark couple's 'ordeal'
Daily Mail - UK
By Richard Shears They said they were stuck in shark-infested seas for 19 hours, unable to get back to their dive boat. But Richard Neely and his girlfriend ...

Surfing after the San Diego April 2008 shark attack
By tjkopcha
I’ve braved the waves twice now since the shark attack in April off Solana Beach Shark Warning , and I have to confess that my mind invents some pretty horrible scenarios as I float and bob on my surfboard. Yep, it’s scary. ...

Mexico Navy hunts for sharks after attacks
Reuters UK - UK
By Noel Randewich MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Mexican Navy searched for sharks in the ocean near Pacific surfing beaches on Monday, after two bathers were ...

More Shark News…
By vlad
I don’t want to be the bearer of bad news, as we recently saw how there is a comeback of the humpback whale, but more sharks have been listed as endangered and on the brink of extinction. The latest IUCN report, a body which garners ...

Shark Fin Soup driving 11 species to extinction
Tremendous demand for Shark Fin Soup is driving 11 shark species to extinction reports Discover Channel “Despite mounting evidence of decline and increasing threats to these species, there are no international catch limits for oceanic ...

Sting Ray & Shark Reef
The returning, seasonal Sharks and Stingrays exhibit at the Milwaukee County Zoo gives visitors the chance to not only watch two varieties of stingrays and two friendly species of

Croc eats shark
By Procrastinator(Procrastinator)
DARWIN, Australia -- An Australian fisherman watched in amazement -- and snapped pictures -- as a saltwater crocodile ate shark for dinner. Paul van Bruggen told the Northern Territory News that he and his companions heard splashing and ...

American surfer injured in shark attack
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
The Associated Press reports that a shark has injured a 49-year-old American surfer Saturday off the Pacific coast of Mexico, in the third attack in a month ...

Shark's fin soup debates
CSR Asia - Hong Kong SAR,China
The unlinkable Straits Times has recently facilitated an ongoing debate about the consumption of shark's fin soup in Singapore. An original weekend piece ...

The Fish Are Biting in Shark Swarm
MovieWeb - USA
They are causing the sharks to become extremely aggressive. The sharks are swarming in packs, attacking everyone in their sight. Daniel and his wife (Daryl ...

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