Video: Large Shark migration off a Florida beach

Florida Shark Migration

Drone footage of a shark migration off a Florida beach has been shared on YouTube. The video, posted on February 10, shows hundreds of sharks swimming off the coast near the Fort Pierce Inlet to Vero Beach.   Jason Griffeth, who filmed the video, said he originally planned on filming boats, then saw the surfers and decided to have a closer look. That’s when he saw the sharks. Most of the sharks are thought to have been blacktips, however some shots of the video indicates there might be larger species swimming…

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Video: Shark Bites Kayak Paddle in Florida

A shark bit a Kayak paddle in Florida over Labor Day weekend. Drew Trousdell was enjoying a day on the water in the Matanzas Inlet in St. Johns County when he encountered a shark, and learned a nifty lesson during the experience. “I had to paddle out a little bit farther than I normally would to catch the bigger waves, and that’s kind of where it happened in the middle of the channel, probably about a quarter mile offshore,” the kayak instructor told News4Jax. As he was paddling, a five-foot…

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Man Bitten By Shark In Florida.

A man was been bitten by a shark in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Nolan Tyler was surfing on Thursday when he was bitten on the right foot.  The 22-year-old was in hip-deep water around 10 feet away from his surfboard when he was bitten. “And as soon as it bit, I kind of like jumped back and the thing spooked out, and it actually ended up thrashing his body and hitting me in the leg and it scurried off” he told WFTV.com Lifeguards were able to patch up the bite…

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Shark Bite in Texas

A six-year-old girl has been bitten by a shark in Texas on Tuesday. Marian Melton was floating in a pink ring around 5:30 p.m. off Pirates Beach in Galveston. She was between the sandbars on the way back to the beach with her father and brother when she was bitten on the left leg. Peter Davis of the Galveston Beach Patrol told KHOU “The father heard the daughter scream, she was in knee-deep water, his knee-deep water, she was in a little ring tube and he looked over and saw…

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Shark Scared Swimmers in Florida

A shark scared swimmers in Florida on March 4, 2016. The sharks were filmed feeding near swimmers in Hollywood Florida. An older couple can be seen swimming in the water as the shark swims closer. People on the beach begin to warn the couple to leave the water immediately. Once the pair spot the fins, they dash toward the beach. As the shark swims down the coast in the shallow waters, people alert others in the water to come into shore. Lisa Bernier told The Sun “It was very scary…Everyone…

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Random Shark News 01/15/16

In today’s Random Shark News, a Blacktip shark was found in a swimming pool, a 3D shark model, buried whales and a shark awareness program. First off a live blacktip shark was found in a swimming pool of the Mariner’s Cay condominium in Hypoluxo, Florida. The woman who found the shark saw two teens running away from the pool. Florida Fish and Game rescued the shark and released it back into salt water. Security footage from the condos is being looked at. No word on whether animal cruelty charges would/could…

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Boy bitten by shark

An 11-year-old boy was bitten by a shark near Heron Island in Australia. He was bitten on the leg by a black tip reef shark while wading with his father yesterday. They were in knee-high water around 2:30 pm when the incident occurred and the boy’s father was able to pull him out of the water. He was taken to a medical center where he received first aid from a registered nurse. After receiving treatment, he was flown by sea plane to the Gladstone Hospital. The young man is in…

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Shark bite in Florida

Surfer Ehren Chen was bitten by a shark at Hutchinson Island in Stuart, Florida. The 26-year-old  saw the shark coming as he sat on his board. When he tried to stand up, the shark bit his hand.  The injury was minor. The blacktip shark was chasing mullet which were swarming in the water. There have been two other shark bites in the same area this year. A 12-year-old was bitten in January and a bodyboarder in October. All locations have been marked on the 2015 shark attack bites tracking map….

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Shark bite off New Smyrna Beach, Florida

*Warning contains graphic images* A 14-year-old was bitten by a shark this morning off the coast of New Smyrna Beach, Florida. The young man was surfing near near Beachway Avenue  just before 8:30 a.m. when he was bitten on the left hand. He punched the 4- to 5-foot  blacktip shark, which swam away enabling him to paddle back to shore. The boy sustained significant lacerations to his hand and was treated on scene by lifeguards and paramedics before being transported to the hospital. On September 20th another teen was bitten…

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Shark bite in Vilano Beach FL

David Morrison was bitten by a shark at Vilano Beach, Florida. The 22-year-old was lying on his surfboard Tuesday when the bite occurred. He received 30 stitches on his left foot. The shark was most likely a blacktip, chasing mullet or other spawning fishes through the murky waters. On September 20th, a 16-year-old was bitten at the same beach. All locations are marked on the 2015 shark attack bites tracking map.  

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