DORSAL Shark Reporting App Part 2

Today we pick back up with part 2 of our interview with Sarah Beardmore from the DORSAL Shark Reporting App.  Sarah has already given us some of the background info on why DORSAL was created. How successful has the app been in Australia? The app has seen most of its success in Australia. This is where DORSAL was launched so people have been using our service for longer. Northern NSW and Western Australia have the most reports. The reports can go quite viral on Facebook. In my opinion, I think…

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DORSAL Shark Reporting App Part 1

Today we are speaking with Sarah Beardmore, part of the team behind the DORSAL shark reporting app.  The app is designed to inform users of reported shark sightings and interactions in their local area through push notifications.  Not only can users see reports of shark sightings, but they can also report sightings of their own. What is the main purpose of the DORSAL shark reporting app? To save lives by providing the world’s most reliable, advanced and trusted shark sighting and alert management solution. We keep the public informed and…

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Surfer Bitten By Shark in Australia

A surfer has reported being by bitten by a shark in Australia October 15. Cooper Hallam was surfing around 32 feet (10m) from Kings Beach in Caloundra, Queensland when he was bitten on the left side of his waist. As he was lying on his surfboard, the “shark hit me hard from the rear left side, felt it take 2 or 3 quick bites, before I could even react and thrash it off,” Hallam reported to Dorsal Shark Reports. He said the shark was small and “couldn’t fit [its] jaws…

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