September 30, 2019

In April of this year, Sharkbytes published a blog, One Fin Forward, which praised the Queensland landmark court ruling that overturned the Government’s harmful culling practice where fishing lines are used to kill sharks by drowning after being caught or if found aliv...

July 10, 2019

Sharkbytes is all about sharks year round but July in particular is our Shark Awareness month as it’s a busy time with Shark-Con, Shark in the Park, Shark Week and festivals in New York and North Carolina.  

In July, Eric, our founder and shark expert, will be vaca...

June 24, 2019

The mission of SharkBytes in part is to improve shark and human relations by educating the public regarding shark related incidents. In doing so, we like to inform the public on points such as sharks are not as dangerous as portrayed and the likelihood of actually gett...

April 12, 2019

Any shark lover doing a Google search of culling and Great Barrier Reef would be ecstatic at what the results would yield: Shark Culling Banned on Great Barrier Reef after Campaigners Win Landmark Court Ruling. This is such a win for shark conservation. Not only will i...

March 4, 2019

You’ve all heard the old saying for March, “In like a lion out, like a lamb”. Loosely interpreted it represents a change in climate. I propose we declare this March, “In like a shark, out like a ray”. I know it doesn’t sound as poetic but does hold the same punch as th...

January 24, 2019

It is not too often that sharks and happy are in the same news article. More often than not, shark reports center around something doom and gloom. Be it the illegal fishing of endangered species thereby contributing to the alarming shark population decline, someone get...

August 4, 2018

Any shark lover would be alarmed to hear that Miami is number one in the nation for importing shark fins. Disturbing right? Not really. It is a cause and effect thing. Between 2010-2014 the Port of Miami saw a decline in the number of imports. It wasn’t until Californi...

June 19, 2018

Shark week is soon upon us and once again SharkBytes will kick off the week by hosting Shark in the Park, our yearly fundraiser to help to increase shark awareness and contribute to shark conservation efforts.

The 2nd annual Shark in the Park will be held on July 22nd a...

April 27, 2018

Animals have been warding off predators since the history of time. Be it man using weapons against its enemy, an animal using its natural defense as protection or simply hiding in plain sight, animals have been escaping death.  An innovative company has taken an animal...

February 14, 2018

Fact-seals fear sharks. Seems common sense, right? Well as silly as it seems scientists have done entire and likely costly study to determine this to be true. The results … it is true.

What was interesting to me about the study though is the way they measured the seals’...

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