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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 22 December 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Beautiful day out at sea with beautiful bronzies

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Daily Blog 21 December 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, December 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Overcast day with some beautiful wildlife sightings

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Daily Blog 19 December 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, December 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A stunning Saturday on sea...

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Daily Blog 17 December 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Thursday, December 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

Whilst a little windy we had a spectacular afternoon on sea today....

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Daily Blog 16 December 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Beautiful and sunny day out at sea, with some nice sharky action!

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Daily Blog 15 December 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

Some stunning conditions and shark activity made for a fantastic day on sea...

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