New measures have been announced to address public safety and help mitigate the risk sharks pose to water users. The new measures include setting baited drum lines to catch large sharks along heavily used beaches in the metropolitan area and the South-West. The drum lines will be deployed 24 hours a day initially from January 2014 through until April...
A kayak fisherman died Monday after being bitten by a shark beyond Makena on South Maui, Hawaii. Dec 02, 2013 The identity of the male victim was not released as of Monday afternoon, according to Hawaii News Now and other reports. Officials closed area beaches until at least noon Tuesday. Maui County issued a statement explaining that
18-year-old man killed by shark at Campbells Beach AN 18-year-old bodyboarder has been killed by a shark near the Coffs coast in northern New South Wales. The man died after losing both legs in the shark attack just before 2pm. The man, who was surfing off Campbells Beach about 8km north of Coffs Harbour, is
Man dies following Gracetown shark attack The Fisheries Department has issued an imminent threat order after a fatal shark attack at Gracetown, 270km south of Perth, on Saturday morning. Police were called at 9.10am regarding a shark attack near the car park at the end of Lefthanders Road. St Johns Ambulance personnel and police attended
Subsequent to the loss of six female hammerhead sharks on 3 November 2013, Ocean Park announces today the completion of the investigation and reveals the cause leading to the death of the animals.
The Government is proposing to ban the removal of shark fins and the dumping of the shark carcass at sea, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.
Media Release INTERPOL 06. November 2013 ———————– LYON, France – An alert for a method of shark finning aimed at avoiding detection of illegal practices has been circulated to all 190 INTERPOL member countries after a case was identified by Costa Rican authorities. An INTERPOL Purple Notice has been circulated for a modus operandi of
Press Release Ocean Park Hong Kong 03. November 2013 —————— Ocean Park Announces Loss of Six Hammerhead Sharks Ocean Park is saddened to announce the loss of six hammerhead sharks today. The six sharks, all females and weighing 45 – 60 kg, were found swimming abnormally starting this morning. They were moved to the back-of-house
A serious shark attack occurred in Reunion Island today ( Saturday, October 26th ). According to the local media, a 24-years old man ( named 'Tanguy' ) was bitten by a shark at a popular surfing spot called ' Le Tournant ' in Etang-Salé-les-Bains at about 4:30 pm.
A scuba diver has reported being bitten on the fins by a large shark, while diving near Little Island off Hillarys, but he has not been injured. The diver reported seeing a large dark shape when returning to the boat and noticed parts of his fins missing, once he was back in the boat.