Frightening battle between hammerhead and tiger shark caught on video

Image: instagram Despite what totally realistic movies like Sharknado and The Shallows ( or the original Jaws ) say to you, sharks aren’t usually dangerous. To us. To each other, they can be brutal. In an admittedly unusual instance, fisherman William Walldiscovered a hammerhead shark and a tiger shark in a fight to the demise […]

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The Cape Cod shark attack is a terrible reminder of our fragility- and that of the sea | Philip Hoare

Great whites follow seals, collisions with swimmers and surfers ensue. I decline to demonize the scything dorsal fin The terrible news of a young man’s death after an attack by a shark off Cape Cod comes wreathed in a kind of narrative that cannot be any consolation to his family, suffering the grief of his […]

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The fictional, extraordinary life of the Greenland shark- 392 years and counting

The enormous predator is one of the oldest and largest beings on planet Globe. Writer Thomas Batten imagines a sharks tale Researchers in Arctic waters have utilized new techniques to set the age of a female Greenland shark at a staggering 392 years. The enormous predator one of the worlds largest at about five meters […]

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This Footage Demonstrates That You Shouldn’t Underestimate The Power Of A Whale Shark

Even though some sharks are more dangerous than others, that doesn’t mean satisfying the less harmful ones is a picnic. Take, for example, the large and majestic whale shark. These massive brutes are filter feeders like whales and can grow up to 41 feet long. Even though they don’t have a natural savour for human […]

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You’ll Wonder How This Guy Still Has A Hand After You Ensure What He Did

It’s generally a good idea to avoid hungry fish if you are a tasty human and it’s lunchtime. Even if that is sound advice, there are always those who refuse to heed people’s warnings just for the sake of it. Take, for example, the guy in this Instagram video. From the lookings of it, he […]

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WWF buys shark fishing licence on Great Barrier Reef to scrap it

Conservation group tries help to pay for the $100,000 licence which lets proprietor drag 1.2 km nets along duration of the reef A conservation group has taken the unusual step of buying a commercial shark fishing licence on the Great Barrier Reef, and will retire it, saving the sharks that it would otherwise be used […]

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Shark assaults reach record high in 2015, global tally proves

International Shark Attack File notes 98 unprovoked shark assaults including six fatalities with US, Australia and South Africa witnessing highest numbers Sharks assaulted people 98 times in 2015, a spike in unprovoked assaults that set a new record as human populations rise, researchers found in an annual global tally released on Monday. Six people were […]

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I Want to Swim with Whale Sharks

Shark biologist and freediver Ocean Ramsey swimmings with whale sharks in the Philippines to document migrating populations. According to Ramsey, whale shark populations are at an all-time low due to finning, fishing by catch, entanglement, speedboat prop crashes, and death by ingestion of floating debris. Read more:

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This Scuba Diver Was Stranded At Sea When He Recorded This Terrifying Moment

googletag.cmd.push( function()googletag.display( ‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’ );); Oceans are remarkable because of their beauty and tremendous diversity of life. But within that diversity lies some seriously frightening sea beasts. That is exactly why I entirely refuse to venture farther than where my feet touch the ocean floor. There’s something extremely unsettling about knowing that where the water get […]

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