The Mystery Surrounding White Shark ‘Disappearance’ in South Africa. Various media reports have created much confusion to the public about white shark absence or disappearance in South Africa. Marine Dynamics has been monitoring white sharks since 2005 and hopes to shed some light on sightings for the past few years.
The Marine Dynamics/Dyer Island Conservation Trust (DICT) responded to a stranded Great White shark notification. The carcass was recovered and our team of marine biologists performed a necropsy the following morning.
This investigative insert on Carte Blanche brings to the attention of the public the South African demersal shark longliners.
Shark cage diving tourists in Gansbaai (Western Cape) were horrified when a fishing boat started catching bronze whaler sharks in full view of where they were busy observing the sharks. The presence of the “Bronzies” has ensured the viability of the shark cage diving industry during a time when great white shark sightings are more infrequent due to a variety of reasons. Sign the petition to show your support.