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How can divers be sure that there are no sharks or other lethal water animals where they dive?

People have varying levels of shark awareness, anxiety and tolerance. To start with, you're really quite unlikely to get eaten by a shark. Much more likely to drown for some reason. A big part of ...
Italian Philosophers 4 Monica's user avatar
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Can I guess the size of a shark by the size of its dorsal fin?

I don't think there is a general guideline, however I did find a guide by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations that has the calculations. The calculations for a Great White are ...
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How can divers be sure that there are no sharks or other lethal water animals where they dive?

I hope you are aware that this is not anything to be worried about when in the sea, but almost entirely an irrational fear. It's not just you - it's a very common fear; either of sharks themselves (...
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Identifying a coastal shark with a broad dorsal fin

Its not the right color for a Oceanic white tip they have a barownish color to them and they are open water guys they stay way out there in the ocean and their fins are rounded with distinct white ...
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Identifying a coastal shark with a broad dorsal fin

I'm going to go with Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus). I see that there are no black tips on this one, but they can fade as adults. Black tipped sharks have long fins with a more triangular ...
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How to scuba dive safely in waters that have Great White Sharks?

This question is easy! Just dive as you would. If you see a shark, don't dive towards it, because it could think you want to attack. Just stay in one spot, watch the shark, and enjoy! Sharks are very ...
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