Failed attempt to save stranded salmon shark

Rescuers make failed attempt to save stranded salmon shark on Oregon beach A live juvenile salmon shark became stranded on a northern Oregon beach Saturday and, despite the efforts of would-be rescuers from the nearby Seaside Aquarium, the animal died several hours later. On Saturday morning, Mike Patterson, of Astoria, was walking on Sunset Beach…

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War on sharks: Chinese demand for fins driving rogue fishing fleets to plunder ocean’s top predator

Despite the capture of a Chinese freighter off the Galapagos islands last year, its hold packed tight with 150 tonnes of dead sharks, the Pacific Ocean off Central America remains a blood-soaked environmental crime scene   It was billed as the biggest poaching bust in history, a huge win for conservationists. An Ecuadorean navy patrol…

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Couple Discovers Megalodon Shark

A vacationing couple in North Myrtle Beach discovered a rare find after Hurricane Matthew unearthed a prehistoric shark tooth along the ocean shore.   Nat Campbell and his wife had only been at the beach about 15 minutes when Nat looked down and noticed a large tooth a few feet away.  “My wife though it…

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Typical Shark Myths

1. All Sharks Are Big with Lots of Teeth – There are more than 400 Shark species and they come in a variety of shapes and sizes. One of the tiniest sharks is the 8-inch deep water dog fish. The largest – the gigantic 40-foot long whale shark. Not all sharks have razer sharp teeth…

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Shark Full Breach

Reflecting back on July and reflecting back on how unpredictable sharks sightings have been along the entire coastline we are grateful to have seen Great white sharks on all of our trips this past month. Although activity is generally down on previous years we did have many highlights.   Colossus conjures up a most Impressive…

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Did You Know These Facts About Humpback Whales?

Humpback whales are enormous creatures — about the size of a school bus. They are known for their haunting and melodic songs and for breaching the water with amazing acrobatic abilities.   Humpbacks don’t normally have a hump on their backs; the name comes from the large hump that forms when they arch their backs…

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10 Ways You Can Save Our Oceans – Aloha!

1.  Pick up garbage, litter and plastic near beaches – Much of the plastic found in our oceans began on the beaches. Pick up litter when you see it and make sure you properly dispose of your garbage after a day at the beach! 2.  Buy…

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The shark’s ability to inflict killer damage on anything it grabs, however, probably is due to saw-like teeth and not the amount of bite force, the study researchers say. Once a great white clamps down on a prey with its razor-sharp teeth, the shark often shakes the catch from side to side to initiate a…

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Green Sea Turtles in Hawaii

Hawaii’s blue waters are home to many beautiful fish and wildlife — including five species of sea turtles. While exploring the ocean you might spot the Green Sea turtle, Hawksbill, Leatherback, Loggerhead, or Olive Ridley. Olive ridleys, Loggerheads and Leatherbacks prefer deep offshore waters. The Green turtle is more easily spotted near shore and can…

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Ecotourism in Hawaii and North Shore Shark Adventures

North Shore Shark Adventures is proud to be part of ecotourism in Hawaii. Our shark tour allows you to experience nature and the ocean without disturbing the delicate ecosystem of Hawaii’s waters. Viewing sharks from our cage is often a life-changing experience. We want to bring guests this once in a lifetime opportunity in a…

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