Not perfect, shark dive ecotourism can have negative impacts on shark behavior, with potential injury and impacts of a threatened species, including energetic and reproductive impacts. However, proper oversight by SEMARNAT, the benefit to the Mexican economy, science, and the ambassadorship that shark tourism provides, exceeds the potential harm to sharks, and may be the best solution to save and better understand them scientifically.Read More
Shark Bites San Diego Swimmer, 8th in California in 2022
On November 4 at around 10 Am, an ocean swimmer was bitten in the thigh by what is believed to be a juvenile white shark (aka great white sharks Carcharodon carcharias) off the coast of Del Mar in San Diego County.
This is the 8th confirmed incident in California in 2022 between San Diego and Humboldt Counties
California Risk of a White Shark Attack
Over the past two decades, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife has statistically estimated 1.8 human- shark encounters with humans per year off the west coast of North America […]Read More
Jaws turns 45. Shark Survivor Turns Shark Champion
The image of the man-eating white shark has been burned into our collective unconscious, creating a phenomenon of fear catalyzed by the release of the world’s first summer blockbuster, “Jaws.”It’s been […]Read More
White Shark Attack – What is Your Risk?
Most of the encounters with white sharks along the west coast of North America occur with mature white sharks in the months between August and November. These months we call Sharktober are when the large white sharks return to the coast after an annual migration to forage on seals and sea lions.Read More
Recent News on Shark Stewards
Searching for Great Whites With Underwater Robots. National Geographic Recent Post on Shark Stewards Work in MPAs at the Farallon Islands. Frontier Borneo, The Shark Project Discovery Channel Asia Video […]Read More
White Sharks, Threats, Management and Conservation
Shark bite survivors Leeanne Ericson and Maria Korcsmaros come together for the first time to share their stories in public of how they miraculously survived great white shark attacks in local waters.Read More