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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 04 March 2020 | White Shark Diving Gansbaai

Wednesday, March 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A great day out on sea with some great sighings including, drumroll please...Great White sharks...

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Daily Blog 03 March 2020 | Shark Diving Gansbaai

Tuesday, March 03, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A golden-tinged Tuesday with some great weather conditions and sightings...

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Daily Blog 02 March 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, March 02, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Beautiful day out at sea, with nice conditions and good shark activity!

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Daily Blog 01 March 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, March 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

The first day of a new month and the first day back on sea after two days off, we wondered what the bay would hold for us...

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Daily Blog 27 February 2020 | Shark Diving Gansbaai

Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A wild day out on sea...

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Daily Blog 26 February 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

The bay seemed perfect today with little swell or wind coming through and the sun shining, the sightings were here and there but by the end of the day we had seen a Great White shark, Bronze whaler sharks and Cape Fur seals...

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