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  • Shark cage diving in Gansbaai, South Africa with Marine Dynamics. Experience the exceptional and come face to face with a great white shark! 

  • The exact world record white shark is a contested issue, but chances are it is between 6-7m. In Gansbaai, the largest white shark ever caught was at Danger Point and measured up to 5.9m.

  • If you see a white shark in the water don’t panic. Chances are high that the shark has already detected you and isn’t interested. White shark attacks are normally associated with poor visibility, so avoid murky conditions.

  • White sharks have a unique system called a “counter current heat exchange”, which keeps their body  tempreture +/- 7C above the surrounding water temperature. 

  • All sharks have an incredibly unique system on the tip of their nose called the “ampillae of Lorenzini”. These are small pores filled with a gel that transmits the electrical currents in the water to the shark’s brain so that it can assess its environment.

  • White sharks give birth to live young (not eggs), and they give birth to 6-8 pups at one time. Pups are usually between 1.0-1.5m in length and are born with teeth.

  • Body language has been a well documented form of shark communication and has identified body arching, jaw gaping, and other postures as specific social tactics.

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Daily Blog 07 January 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Thursday, January 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Amazing sharks activity! Despite the visibility everyone enjoyed close encounters with the bronzies 

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Daily Blog 06 January 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, January 06, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A wonderful Wednesday on sea with some great guests and great shark sightings...

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Daily Blog 05 January 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Tuesday, January 05, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A bit of a slow start but a beautiful trip with nice visibility and stunning sharks!

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Daily Blog 04 January 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, January 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A golden start to the week with some fantastic Bronze Whaler shark activity...

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Daily Blog 03 January 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, January 03, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Colder water cleared up our visibility a little bit and sharks were stunning today!

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Daily Blog 02 January 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, January 02, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Wonderful day out at sea with a bit of a late start and stunning sharks

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