Kayaker bitten by shark

A kayaker has been bitten by a shark in California. The unknown victim had apparently had their right ankle dangling in the water. A hammerhead shark bit the person around 2:40 p.m. off the beach from Pacific Coast Highway, between Malibu and Point Mugu. The victim was taken to the Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center in Thousand Oaks with non-life threatening injuries. Just last month the beach around La Jolla was closed after hammerheads were filmed swimming around a group of kayakers. This is the 68th attacks bites of…

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Diver bitten by hammerhead shark

A scuba dive was bitten on the hand by a hammerhead shark on Monday. The unnamed man was around 100 miles off the coast of San Diego California when he entered the water around 8am. The shark swam up and bit the divers right hand. After exiting the water, basic first aid was given and the Coast Guard air lifted the 58-year-old victim to a UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest and is in stable condition. This is the sixty-second shark attack bite of 2015, seven of which were fatal. Click…

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hammerhead cam

Ever wonder what its like to swim with a hammerhead shark? Wonder no more as Andy Casagrande attached a camera to a sharks dorsal fin and shared the footage on YouTube. One interesting thing I noticed is at the shark seems irritated with the camera around the 1:35 mark and starts to try and knock the camera off. Maybe there is to much drag? Direct link to the video here  

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Massive Hammerhead off Florida Beach

A massive hammerhead shark filmed was filmed off the beach at Pensacola Pass near Fort McRae Florida. More than likely it was simply on the lookout for rays or other small creatures. The shark that looks like it could be ten feet long bumps into the boats trolling motor. Several species of sharks have been drawn to the electromagnet impulses from motors. A great white was caught on camera near Panama City Florida, a tiger shark nibbled on one off the North Carolina coast and a great white bit at…

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Hammerhead Shark buried

A Hammerhead shark was found buried in the sand north of Juno Beach Pier at Singer Island Florida. The shark died after being caught by fisherman during the Blacktip Challenge. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission were called, but did not issue any citations as the shark died while it was being released. Marine Biologist David Shiffman wrote a very informative article on Hammerhead sharks, the laws pertaining to them and the way they are portrayed in the media. Below is an excerpt from Mr. Shiffman’s article: It’s illegal for…

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HammerHead shark bumps surfer

A 6-to-8-foot-long hammerhead shark bumped a surfers board in Hanalei Hawaii Monday afternoon. The surfer nor the board suffered any damage and beachgoers have been advised to stay out of the water. The shark was spotted approximate 30 yards off shore at Waioli Beach Park according to KITV4 Click to see the location on the  shark interactions section of the 2014 shark bites attacks tracking map.  

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Guy tries to ride Hammerhead shark

Aaron Moir decided it would be fun to ride a hammerhead shark in the Montebello Islands, 100km north of Exmouth in Austria. The 25 year-old skipper claims to have ridden six to seven sharks in the past. He told Perth Now its not dangerous except for “some pretty bad chafing” Saying:“I was thinking, ‘Right, it’s hammer time’. Bang — I just jumped on.” “I tell you what though, their skin is as rough as sandpaper. I couldn’t wear undies for three days because it ripped my thighs to shreds. “The…

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