have become a major public safety concern in Massachusetts since last year, (https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2019/05/24/cape-cod-great-white-sharks-summer-safety) when a 26-year-old man was killed in a fatal shark
attack off Newcomb Hollow Beach in Cape Cod.
encounters are fairly rare in the Philippines, despite the country being a top dive destination and a major bastion of life in the Coral Triangle.
'Our results show major high seas fishing activities are currently centred on ecologically important shark
hotspots worldwide,' said Professor David Sims, who led the study as part of the Global Shark
Movement Project based at the Marine Biological Association Laboratory in Plymouth, UK.
, Monday Experts show that shark-on-shark attacks take place more than we'd imagine.
The megamouth shark
(Megachasma pelagios), which is protected under the country's fisheries law as it is considered endangered, was alive but wounded when it was trapped in a fishing net off Barangay Cugman here on Friday, said Cheryl Magante, fishing regulation officer of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Northern Mindanao region.
BFAR-10 Fishing Regulation Officer Cheryl Magante said the megamouth shark
, which weighs about 400 kilograms, was 3.048 meters long and a meter wide.
The selling of shark
meat has not only been confined to fish stalls but catering services also serve shark
meat at weddings and other events in the form of finger fish or fish kebabs - without the knowledge of the consumers.
are famous for being carnivores, or meat eaters.
According to the fishermen, the weight of the shark
is around five tons and is 16 feet long.
More than half of urban Thais have tried shark
fin and alarmingly 61% plan to consume it again in the future, according to our 2017 survey.
If a whale shark
comes directly towards you, simply remain calm and split into two groups so that the shark
can swim between you.