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Shark warning signs taken down at Nanakuli Beach Park

Lifeguards posted the signs  after the sighting of an 8-foot shark at 5 p.m,.

Two hours later, lifeguards removed the signs because there was no further indications of shark activity, Emergencys Services Department spokeswoman Shayne Enright said. 

Following the tourist rules in Cape Cod’s Chatham:

Seal watching is big in this town. It may be as popular as bird watching, or even whale watching, which is available here, for a price.
I like the seals. They have friendly faces and a playful demeanor, and at times they seem aware — and pleased — that so many humans have come to see them.
These seals attract more than tourists. Out yonder in the deep blue Atlantic, off the coast of Cape Cod, there are great white sharks. And they eat seals.

Following the tourist rules in Cape Cod’s Chatham:

Seal watching is big in this town. It may be as popular as bird watching, or even whale watching, which is available here, for a price.

I like the seals. They have friendly faces and a playful demeanor, and at times they seem aware — and pleased — that so many humans have come to see them.

These seals attract more than tourists. Out yonder in the deep blue Atlantic, off the coast of Cape Cod, there are great white sharks. And they eat seals.

Shark warning issued for beach goers in Cape Town

“White sharks are present in the Cape ’s waters all year round and the possibility of encountering one of these animals at any time is minimal. However, beach users should always remain vigilant,” the statement said.

SANTA BARBARA - Wednesday’s sighting of a great white shark marks the 23rd recorded incident of “shark activity” in Santa Barbara County waters, since April of this year. 


Marine Mammal expert Peter Howarth keeps records of local shark activity from sightings to sea lion attacks, and attacks on humans.


The first logged incident of 2012 happened April 14th when a great white attacked a mature sea lion off Stearn’s Wharf. 


The most recent sighting happened Wednesday evening, between the entrance to the Santa Barbara Harbor and the Sandspit.

Great white sharks spotted up and down the Monterey Bay

Cummings, a naturalist, estimated the shark at least 20 feet, ranking it among the largest seen locally. It was spotted off the mouth of the Pajaro River, near a pod of bottlenose dolphins, less than 200 yards from shore and in shallow waters near Zmudowski State Beach.


SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA - Two great white sharks were spotted off the coast of Santa Cruz County Friday.
The sharks were seen during an aerial patrol of the area by the Pelagic Shark Research Foundation, Foundation spokesperson Sean Van Sommeran said.
One shark, 12-14 feet long, was spotted near the concrete ship at Seacliff State Beach.
The other shark, which was larger, about 16-feet, was spotted stalking dolphins off of Le Selva Beach.

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA - Two great white sharks were spotted off the coast of Santa Cruz County Friday.

The sharks were seen during an aerial patrol of the area by the Pelagic Shark Research Foundation, Foundation spokesperson Sean Van Sommeran said.

One shark, 12-14 feet long, was spotted near the concrete ship at Seacliff State Beach.

The other shark, which was larger, about 16-feet, was spotted stalking dolphins off of Le Selva Beach.

Suddenly, like a city bus emerging from a dense fog bank, a 25-foot female whale shark appeared off the stern of the 165-foot former Coast Guard cutter Mohawk, which was scuttled as an artificial reef July 2.

(Source: news-press.com)

He was guiding me to a fishing boat. I looked up and there was the stern of a ship and I could see crew with binoculars looking at me.

Toakai Teitoi, regarding the six-foot shark that was circling his boat after he spent 106 days adrift at sea.

(Source: grindtv.com)

A once in a lifetime moment at the Jersey Shore has become the latest YouTube sensation.

It’s a video of sharks literally flying through the air as they devour fish.

"The sharks were attacking with incredible ferocity," said Tom Lynch.

Lynch says it happened Thursday just off Island Beach State Park in Ocean County.

(Source: ksdk.com)

HAWAIIAN BEACHES, Hawaii: The shoreline cliffs of Hawaiian Beaches subdivision were crowded on Thursday, as onlookers clambered over the rocks to get a closer look at the huge, dead whale in the shallows.

But the most incredible view today: the feeding frenzy that took place, as sharks were attracted to the feast floating in the waves.

(Source: bigislandvideonews.com)