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Shark BytesPosted on: Tuesday, 31 May 2005

May 2005 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers We have had a very busy month and have seen an exciting variety of sharks as well as some old friends! To start off the month we were doing mostly pelagic shark trips and have seen plenty of mako sharks. Our wait time has als...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Saturday, 30 April 2005

April 2005 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Hello Shark Lovers Our main focus this month has been undertaking as many pelagic trips as possible. Last month I wrote about how many blue sharks we had been seeing with relatively few mako sharks. Our wait time for sharks was minimal, averagi...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Thursday, 31 March 2005

March 2005 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Readers I have a lot to write about this month as not only have we seen a lot but the sharks have also been a great source of news in the Media especially in the UK. During March our Sharks of Southern Africa expedition took place and I a...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Monday, 28 February 2005

February 2005 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

This is going to be a very short newsletter written by a very frustrated writer! We had a lot of shark trips planned this past month and were only able to undertake two due to bad weather and high winds. The water in the deep has been green and di...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Monday, 31 January 2005

January 2005 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

I Hope that everyones year has gotten off to a good start. We have had a very good month for sharks and other species, seeing a variety of marine life. The middle of the January brought very good conditions for shark and ray bycatch in the trek...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Friday, 31 December 2004

December 2004 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

I hope you are all enjoying the Festive Season. December has been a very quiet month for sharks for us so this newsletter is going to be a little brief, maybe a good thing as I am feeling too much in the Holiday mode! Generally this time of ...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Tuesday, 30 November 2004

November 2004 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers While Chris I were away on a 6-week trip a fatal shark attack by a great white took place at Fish Hoek beach, Cape Town on November 16th. The attack was on 77-year old Tyna Webb who had been going for an early morning swim, a...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Thursday, 30 September 2004

September 2004 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Hello Shark Lovers! This September has marked the end of our white shark season at Seal Island. During the month the predatory activity gradually tailed off, and again, we saw very few sharks up at the boat. Kob, a summer fish in False Bay, ...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Tuesday, 31 August 2004

August 2004 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Greetings from Seal Island! We have had a good shark month but can definitely feel that the season is winding down. Predatory activity has still been high and we have been seeing about 6 to 12 events daily. I am thinking to myself that this is act...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Saturday, 31 July 2004

July 2004 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers! We have had yet another month of incredible great white shark hunting behaviour at Seal Island and it has just taken me quite a while to go through all our information that we recorded on what we observed. We have seen a high...

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