Bull sharks are known for being aggressive toward humans, and there have been numerous accounts of bull shark attacks in Florida. They are an ornery, pugnacious species that should be avoided at all costs. And with that comes news out of Gasparilla that a fisherman jumped out of his boat into the ... More >>
Capt. Jason Johnson, of Triple J Charters, who had taken a charter out for some yellow tail snapper fishing, spotted a great white shark about six miles south of Key West on Wednesday morning. Johnson described the shark as "docile" and "very curious." So it's totally okay to take your kids up to ... More >>
Either great white sharks love the warm waters of Florida or we're just superdelicious, because another one has been spotted swimming around our neck of the woods like it's all good. See also: -Great White Sharks Spotted in Florida Waters -Fishermen Catch Great White Shark Off Florida Coast (VIDEO) ... More >>
Three self-proclaimed Florida Panhandle "rednecks" done caught themselves a 277-pound bull shark using nothing but a baseball bat, their bare hands, and common sense. The perfectly redneck-named Cody Harlan, Jonathan Cook, and Robert Trutt went fishing for pompano off Okaloosa Island on Thursday mo ... More >>
Scientists and oceanographers say great white sharks are a rarity in Florida. In related news: A fourth great white shark has been spotted in Florida waters since January. In this case, it was right in our backyard. See also: -Great White Sharks Spotted in Florida Waters -Fishermen Catch Great Whi ... More >>
With all the sharks appearing so close to Florida shores in the past few weeks, including two great whites swimming 15 miles off the shores of Jacksonville Beach and hordes of sharks riding the waves off Palm Beach, it stands to reason that shark and man would eventually clash. And they finally did ... More >>
According to the University of Florida, Palm Beach has the third-highest number of shark attacks among Florida counties with 62.See also: -Great White Sharks Spotted in Florida Waters And apparently, Palm Beach swimmers are crazy delicious, because a large number of migrating sharks have been ... More >>
Two great white sharks have been spotted off the coast of Jacksonville Beach, according to the OCEARCH ocean research group. One of the sharks, which is 16 feet long and weighs in at 3,456 pounds, is named Mary Lee and was tagged on Septemper 17 off the coast of Cape Cod by OCEARCH. And today, via ... More >>
While researching for this week's review, I found resources at Oceana.org, a non-profit international organization that strives to help protect the ocean and its creatures. On its blog, I found this piece, following a Fort Lauderdale event:On a more serious note, the evening focused on sharks an ... More >>
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