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General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 19 May 2016

Deep Blue

written by Jimi Partington

The footage of an enormous Great White shark circling divers in a cage at Guadalupe Island was posted in 2015 and has since gone viral. In a matter of just 24 hours, the huge shark named Deep Blue had become one of the most talked about White shar...

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A school of Common dolphins in False Bay.

Shark BytesPosted on: Tuesday, 10 May 2016

April 2016 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Im afraid the Great White shark news this month is short but extremely unsweet as our Seal Island sharks have been missing in action for the last 3 weeks. We have however not been idle and had a very exciting Orca sighting in False Bay and anothe...

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Orca in False Bay, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Friday, 6 May 2016

False Bay Orca Sighting

written by Monique Fallows

14 April 2016 Since April 2009 Chris I have been extremely fortunate to encounter Orcas in False Bay on 17 occasions, as well as witnessing the Orcas hunt Common dolphins a total of 23 times. Many of the sightings have been in the mid-April t...

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Pilot Whales off Cape Point, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Buckle Up; The Pilots are Coming

written by Chris Fallows

Sitting waiting for sharks 70km off the South western tip of Africa is a normal day in our office; our sanctuary away from the hum drum of everyday life. It is in this area that a series of deep water canyons create good upwelling conditions that ...

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False Bay South Africa

Trip ReportsPosted on: Monday, 25 April 2016

Marine Photographic Expedition South Africa

written by Monique Fallows

False Bay South Africa During our early autumn months False Bay is normally alive with wildlife activity and as such a whole host of marine predators, and prey, can be sighted. Together with Pangolin Safaris and photographic and wildlife guide...

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A Great White shark around Seal Island, False Bay.

Shark BytesPosted on: Tuesday, 5 April 2016

March 2016 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

A fresh chill and a nip in the air is suddenly now a part of early mornings in Cape Town signalling the arrival of autumn and for the first time in many months long pants and weather proof jackets are required! Im far more of a summer person but ...

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A Mako shark off Cape Point

General NewsPosted on: Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Shark Hotspots Overlapping Fishing Locations

written by Neil Hammerschlag

Shark Hotspots Overlap with Commercial Fishing Locations A new study from an international team of scientists found commercial fishing vessels target shark hotspots, areas where sharks tend to congregate, in the North Atlantic. The researchers sug...

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A Ragged Tooth Shark off Cape Infanta.

Trip ReportsPosted on: Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Sharks of Southern Africa, 2016

written by Chris Fallows

Now in its fourteenth year, the 2016 Sharks of Southern Africa expedition once again delivered its share of various shark species, marine mega fauna and the excitement of each days unexpected surprises. The weather for this years expedition was...

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Great White Shark in Gansbaai

Shark BytesPosted on: Tuesday, 9 February 2016

January 2016 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

I cant believe how quickly the first month of the year has passed us by. Even though it feels a little late Id like to wish you all a happy, successful and shark filled year ahead. In this newsletter Ill be briefing you on the shark activity in G...

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great white sharks of Seal Island South Africa with Apex Shark Expeditions

General NewsPosted on: Saturday, 6 February 2016

White Shark Season Starts - Seal Island

written by Alistair Louw

At 7:00 we arrived at the northern end of the island and noticed a shark at another boat, we found a good anchorage and started the chumming process immediately, within a short while we had a drive-by, this is a shark that shows very little intere...

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