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Where have all the Great White Sharks gone?

By Noah Tobias• 12 September 2019 Great White sharks are the stuff of legend and Cape Town’s False Bay gained a worldwide reputation for its very visible population of the magnificent creatures. But now they’ve gone missing. For the past 18 months, the Cape Town...

SharkSafe Barrier Bottom-up movement

Sara AndreottiAugust 2019 The SharkSafe BarrierTM (SSB) was conceptualized in 2012, by merging in one single technology two efficient shark deterrents: large ceramic magnets and the visual appearance of a thick forest of kelp. Since 2012 the results of the tests...
Magnet barriers could save sharks

Magnet barriers could save sharks

Sarah Wild 16 May 2014 00:00 Scientists are developing shark barriers that will protect swimmers from the marine predator and also save the sharks. (Gallo) Every beat of your heart could attract a shark. It starts with an electrical impulse, which sets off a...
Magnets Help Keep Sharks Out of Fish Traps

Magnets Help Keep Sharks Out of Fish Traps

Adding cheap magnets to the traps reduced shark and ray bycatch by a third and increased fish hauls by just as much, according to a new study Sharks are having a rough go of it. It’s estimated that humans kill 100 million sharks of all species each year, many hunted...