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  • Shark cage diving in Gansbaai, South Africa with Marine Dynamics. Experience the exceptional and come face to face with a great white shark! 

  • The exact world record white shark is a contested issue, but chances are it is between 6-7m. In Gansbaai, the largest white shark ever caught was at Danger Point and measured up to 5.9m.

  • If you see a white shark in the water don’t panic. Chances are high that the shark has already detected you and isn’t interested. White shark attacks are normally associated with poor visibility, so avoid murky conditions.

  • White sharks have a unique system called a “counter current heat exchange”, which keeps their body  tempreture +/- 7C above the surrounding water temperature. 

  • All sharks have an incredibly unique system on the tip of their nose called the “ampillae of Lorenzini”. These are small pores filled with a gel that transmits the electrical currents in the water to the shark’s brain so that it can assess its environment.

  • White sharks give birth to live young (not eggs), and they give birth to 6-8 pups at one time. Pups are usually between 1.0-1.5m in length and are born with teeth.

  • Body language has been a well documented form of shark communication and has identified body arching, jaw gaping, and other postures as specific social tactics.

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Daily Blog 13 December 2019 | Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai

Friday, December 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

No bad luck on board this Friday the 13th with some stunning Bronze whaler shark sightings throughout the entire trip...

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Daily Blog 12 December 2019 | Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai

Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Overcast to start the morning but the sun came out with the sharks in the afternoon!

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Daily Blog 11 December 2019 | Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Beautiful day out at sea today with some awesome shark activity!

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Community Sponsorship Zama Zama 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

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Daily Blog 10 December 2019 | Shark Diving Gansbaai

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Overcast and a bit windy but lots of sharks in the shallows!

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Daily Blog 09 December 2019 | Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai

Monday, December 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

Clear, bright skies on a flat bay today with the wind causing just a little chop as our guests enjoyed clear, refreshing waters with Bronze whaler sharks and a Cape Fur seal visiting...

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