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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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Shark BytesPosted on: Wednesday, 30 June 2004

June 2004 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Byte readers I am very happy to report that there is no bad news this month and we have in fact had one of the best months ever at Seal Island. After White Pointer was destroyed we managed to hire a new vessel within days and missed ...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Monday, 31 May 2004

May 2004 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Readers Just after 1am on Monday morning we received a phone call that our boat, White Pointer, was on fire. We immediately raced through to Simonstown where She is moored, trying not to think the worst. To be honest I had thought to mysel...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Friday, 30 April 2004

April 2004 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Hello Shark Lovers! I guess the words on everyones lips in Cape Town this month are shark attack. On the 5th of April a 16-year-old surfer lost his leg as a result of a shark attack at Muizenburg Beach. The shark is presumed to be a great white...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Wednesday, 31 March 2004

March 2004 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Hello Shark Lovers! I cant wait to sit down and write about our experiences with sharks this month as it has been one of the best 30 days I can remember! I dont quite know where to start so I guess I will start at the beginning of the month wit...

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