A NEWCASTLE ambulance officer was lucky to escape injury after being knocked from his ocean racing ski by a great white shark on Sunday. Surf skiier escapes great white shark off Redhead BY DONNA PAGE 06 Jun, 2012 04:00 AM A NEWCASTLE ambulance officer was lucky to escape injury after being knocked from his ocean
A new scientific study has identified two distinct populations of white shark at the east and west of Bass Strait in Australian waters, prompting researchers to suggest the huge fish may need regional conservation plans.
Published online on 30. May 2012 Population genetics of Australian white sharks reveals fine-scale spatial structure, transoceanic dispersal events and low effective population sizes Dean C. Blower, John M. Pandolfi, Barry D. Bruce, Maria del C. Gomez-Cabrera and Jennifer R. Ovenden ABSTRACT: Despite international protection of white sharks Carcharodon carcharias, important conservation parameters such as