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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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GREAT WHITE SHARK’S BARK IS MORE POWERFUL THAN IT’S BITE

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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Fun Shark Facts for Kids!

Although sharks have a reputation as destructive beasts that attack almost anything that enters their water habitat, the actual number of shark attacks is probably lower than you imagine. There are many different types of sharks including the great white shark, hammerhead shark, bull shark, tiger…

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Coral Reefs in Hawaii

Hawaii is surrounded 410,000 acres of coral reefs! This “rainforest of the sea” is home to more than 7,000 known species of marine plants, fish, and animals. Coral reefs offer a teeming ecosystem and feed and provide shelter to the ocean’s wildlife. They also protect Hawaii’s beautiful shoreline from sand and wind erosion. The reefs…

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DID YOU KNOW THAT SOME SHARKS HAVE BELLY BUTTONS

The diversity of sharks is just amazing White sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) are migratory, apex predators, which have undergone significant population declines. We have to understand the shark ecology to ensure our management strategies are effective.   BELLY BUTTONS Rough courtship and mating are likely one of the reasons why females grow to larger sizes than males. Mature…

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A Couple Of 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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