Several NY beaches were closed today for shark sightings. Sand tiger, Thresher, and Black Tip sharks have been sighted on Long Island, some very close to shore.
7/26/2021 There was an unconfirmed shark attack at Jones Beach in NY this morning. A lifeguard was swimming and was bitten by something. He reported he saw a fin. The guard suffered a 1 inch injury to the leg. A drone was dispatched and as of now no sharks seen. Investigation is ongoing. Cow-nose rays … Continue reading Special Statement to NY & NJ Lifeguards Possible Shark Attack
We hope everyone is enjoying Shark Week and Shark Fest. We should all have our fill of sharks soon!!! Just a few notes on what is upcoming from NJSAF. August 2nd is the release date for the new book Shark Attacks of New York and we are looking forward to the launching. Our next project … Continue reading Upcoming NJSAF News
I just got the advanced author copies of the new book. Should be hitting the shelves the first week of August!
Just a quick work on independent book stores like Booktowne in Manasquan and Little Point Books in Point Pleasant Beach. These are wonderful places and deserve our support. When ever you can buy local and support our beach towns.
Thank you to the great people at BookTowne in Manasquan for inviting us to a book signing July 7th. We met some really wonderful shark fans!! It was a pleasure to talk with these great folks.
Shark fin in the surf at Sea Bright on the morning of 5/19. Species undetermined at this time. Photo by Capt. Mike Hudson of Sea Bright Ocean Rescue.
Shark activity is high this June along the Jersey Shore. Juvenile Great Whites are moving through inshore waters heading north. Sizes of Great Whites are in the 7-12 foot range. Great Whites have been detected off Asbury Park, and Long Beach Island. A juvenile White was caught and released off Wildwood.. Other shark sightings are … Continue reading June, 2021 Shark Update for Lifeguards
My new book Shark attacks of New York Waters is available for preorder on Amazon. You can view the new cover at the link below. https://www.sharkfiles.org/publications
Fun, but very hot, book signing at Little Point Bookshop in Point Pleasant, New Jersey yesterday. Thank you for having us!
This turtle washed up at Sea Bright, NJ on May 6. It was found next to an entire coconut that had also washed up. You can tell by the feet it is not a sea turtle and the neck seems a bit long. Anyone know what species it is?