Category Archives: Sharks

identification, tips and fossils

Shark teeth 201 – Identification Florida recent teeth


In Florida, locals and tourists both share a fascination with finding a shark’s tooth.  Why are we so enthralled by these creatures?  Is it the fear they strike in our very core?  Is it the beauty that can be found … Continue reading

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Chumming & Spearfishing = Great White off Fort Pierce


Whenever you hear Great White, terror is struck to your inner core as a diver.  We all think Jaws.  Well this weekend in FORT PIERCE a group of freedivers participating in a spearfishing tourny spotted a great white.  With mini … Continue reading

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Bonitos are running…Shark alert!


I was at the beach in Cape Canaveral for Father’s day, catching some rays and enjoying some adult tasty beverages.  It was packed, the busiest I have seen it in a long time.  Low tide, water looked ever so inviting … Continue reading

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Shark Teeth & Fossil 102 – Cleaning and Preserving


In researching how to take care of the shark teeth fossils I have found, I have come across many different tips and procedures.  There are numerous fabulous places in Florida to hunt for sharks teeth and other fossils.  Venice Beach, … Continue reading

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Shark teeth 101 – Beach hunting tips


I am getting ready to go on my first shark teeth dive in Venice, Florida next weekend. With the upcoming trip, I thought it might be good to get a handle on what to expect and if possible, search out … Continue reading

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Why do sharks attack people?


Ok, if you have not heard the news, yesterday in Vero Beach close to where we shore dive, there was a shark attack on a German tourist. She was bitten on the upper thigh and was rushed for emergency surgery. … Continue reading

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Holy Angel Shark!


UPDATE: View the video below, I have finally seen one of these magnificent creatures and videotaped it. This was a pup, perhaps 2 1/2 feet long. Well, I went in did some research on Rich’s unidentified fish. He described it … Continue reading

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Lemon Sharks


These sharks are found more in the keys area of Florida than other parts of Florida. This may be due to the aggregation that takes place when they mate like in Jupiter. On February 18, 2010, the Commissioners of the … Continue reading

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Nurse Shark


Habitat: Nurse sharks are found in the warm, shallow waters of the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific oceans. They are often observed at depths of a meter or less within the intertidal zone, though they are known to range down … Continue reading

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Let’s talk sharks!


As I begin shore diving again this year and seeing quite a few sharks on first few dives, I decided it might be good to bone up a bit. Richard saw a 9 foot (ok, maybe it looked bigger under … Continue reading

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