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Great white hopes for cage divers

Scientists to study the impact of tourism on sharks

Scientists are circling cage-diving operators as they try to find out how regular visits from tourists are affecting the behaviour of great white sharks.

Full story taken from The Advertiser, 25 September 2010 (.PDF 362KB)

View video of Dr Charlie Huveneers (South Australian Research and Development Institute/Flinders University) tagging a great white shark off Neptune Islands, South Australia (.MPG 3.3MB)

Below: Dr Charlie Huvenners preparing to tag a White Shark off the Neptune Islands, South Australia.  Photo courtesy Patrice Heraud.

Dr Charlie Huveneers preparing to tag a White Shark off Neptune Islands. Photo courtesy Patrice Heraud