A blog for sharks and sharky things.


outofthecavern:

malformalady:

Australian scientists have developed a pair of anti-shark wetsuits that make divers appear invisible by camouflaging their bodies in the sea and trick sharks into thinking surfers are poisonous. A team of researchers from the University of Western Australia joined forces with designers from  Shark Attack Mitigation Systems (SAMS) to create the suits. The blue pattern of the Elude suit can’t be seen by the shark because the fish are colour blind. While the stripes on the Diverter suit mimic the colours of poisonous fish to warn the sharks off.

YOU SEE THIS IS FANTASTIC. THIS IS WHAT WE NEED TO DO. NOT KILL SHARKS BECAUSE THEY’RE CURIOUS AND ATTACK US. WE’RE IN THEIR WATERS. WE’RE MAKING THEIR HUNTING GROUNDS SMALLER.

outofthecavern:

malformalady:

Australian scientists have developed a pair of anti-shark wetsuits that make divers appear invisible by camouflaging their bodies in the sea and trick sharks into thinking surfers are poisonous. A team of researchers from the University of Western Australia joined forces with designers from  Shark Attack Mitigation Systems (SAMS) to create the suits. The blue pattern of the Elude suit can’t be seen by the shark because the fish are colour blind. While the stripes on the Diverter suit mimic the colours of poisonous fish to warn the sharks off.

YOU SEE THIS IS FANTASTIC. THIS IS WHAT WE NEED TO DO. NOT KILL SHARKS BECAUSE THEY’RE CURIOUS AND ATTACK US. WE’RE IN THEIR WATERS. WE’RE MAKING THEIR HUNTING GROUNDS SMALLER.

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posted 7 months ago with 229,348 notes (originally from malformalady)
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Blue Shark (by fjparrillaperez)

Blue Shark (by fjparrillaperez)


posted 9 months ago with 28 notes
#blue shark #sharks #shark

CHAOTIC (by wildestanimal)

CHAOTIC (by wildestanimal)


posted 9 months ago with 36 notes
#shark #sharks #reef sharks

this-is-wild:

Coral Cat Shark(clear_eyed_man)

this-is-wild:

Coral Cat Shark(clear_eyed_man)


posted 10 months ago with 314 notes (originally from this-is-wild)
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rhamphotheca:

The Port Jackson Shark, Heterodontus portusjacksoni
… is a common inhabitant of the continental shelf of Southern and Western Australia. It feeds on benthic invertebrates, primarily echinoderms. The teeth of the Port Jackson Shark are unusual. They are not serrated, and the front teeth have a very different shape from those found at the back of the jaws. The anterior teeth are small and pointed, whereas the posterior teeth are broad and flat. The teeth function to hold and break, then crush and grind the shells of molluscs and echinoderms. This shark is considered harmless to people, but can deliver a painful nip when provoked. More about this species: Encyclopedia of LifeImage by John Turnbull via Flickr

rhamphotheca:

The Port Jackson Shark, Heterodontus portusjacksoni

… is a common inhabitant of the continental shelf of Southern and Western Australia. It feeds on benthic invertebrates, primarily echinoderms. The teeth of the Port Jackson Shark are unusual. They are not serrated, and the front teeth have a very different shape from those found at the back of the jaws. The anterior teeth are small and pointed, whereas the posterior teeth are broad and flat. The teeth function to hold and break, then crush and grind the shells of molluscs and echinoderms. This shark is considered harmless to people, but can deliver a painful nip when provoked.

More about this species: Encyclopedia of Life

Image by John Turnbull via Flickr


posted 10 months ago with 526 notes (originally from rhamphotheca)
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larajanemanson:

proxy.imgsmail.ru (500×352) auf We Heart It. http://weheartit.com/entry/82342049/via/emily_autumn17

larajanemanson:

proxy.imgsmail.ru (500×352) auf We Heart It. http://weheartit.com/entry/82342049/via/emily_autumn17


posted 10 months ago with 790 notes (originally from janedoherty666)
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Carcharhinus leucas (by Mike.J.S)

Carcharhinus leucas (by Mike.J.S)


posted 10 months ago with 12 notes
#shark #sharks

Port Jackson (by PacificKlaus)

Port Jackson (by PacificKlaus)



(via 42778 Indo Pacific Nurse Sharks | Flickr - Photo Sharing!)

(via 42778 Indo Pacific Nurse Sharks | Flickr - Photo Sharing!)


posted 10 months ago with 18 notes
#shark #sharks #nurse shark

8819 Blue Shark (by PaoloLora)

8819 Blue Shark (by PaoloLora)


posted 10 months ago with 27 notes
#shark #blue shark