Sharks

Shark spotters in action at Fish Hoek Beach

Following a shark warning issued on Friday last week at Fish Hoek Beach, visitors were advised not to enter the waters and one local managed to capture a video of shark spotters in action, keeping locals and visitors safe. Shark Spotters usually deploy nets at beaches notorious for shark activity[…]

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Baby shark bodies dumped at Blue Waters

Images of mutilated baby shark bodies were posted to the Proudly Strandfontein Facebook page. The pictures show the pile of bodies cut up with their heads and fins missing. “City Law Enforcement officers were on Sunday morning 15 December at about 09:00, alerted to a large number of fish lying[…]

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Shark warning issued for Fish Hoek beach

A shark warning siren was sounded at Fish Hoek beach on Thursday, and visitors were advised not to enter the waters until they had been deemed safe for swimming and recreational activities. According to the official Shark Spotters Twitter page, shark exclusion nets were deployed at approximately 11.10am on Thursday[…]

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Sharks name squad for France tour

Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold has named a 32-man squad who will depart for France on Monday, February 1 for a two match pre-season tour. The first match on tour will be against Toulon on Friday, February 5 followed by a match on Thursday, February 11 against Toulouse. Gold[…]

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Beachgoers warned to be on lookout for sharks

Beachgoers were urged to be vigilant and work with the City of Cape Town’s partner, the Shark Spotters, to ensure the safety of all visitors to in-shore areas, the city’s environmental department said. Spokesperson Gregg Oelofse said in a statement on Thursday that there had been 29 shark sightings at[…]

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Increase in shark sightings, City warns

Beach and ocean users should expect an increase in in-shore shark activity over the spring and summer months, the City of Cape Town has warned. “Typically, shark sightings start in late August, and continue through to April, with most sightings being reported in mid-summer,” mayoral committee member for energy, environmental[…]

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Beachgoers urged to watch out for sharks

Beachgoers must be on the lookout for sharks during the summer season, the City of Cape Town warned on Monday. “The Fish Hoek shark exclusion net is being deployed and retrieved daily and shark spotters are monitoring identified beaches to ensure the safety of all visitors to in-shore areas,” the[…]

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