As beaches loose their lifeguards for the season, there still seems to be a number of bathers in the waters. In the last two weeks at least three tagged Great Whites have been active in the waters between Montauk and Asbury Park. Martha, a 7' female. has pinged off Long Branch and East Hampton. Juvinile … Continue reading Great Whites active in NJ & NY Waters
The New Jersey Shark Attack File maintains records on shark & dangerous marine life incidents in New York & New Jersey Waters. It provides this information free to Lifeguards, Ocean Rescue Teams, and Beach Patrols in NY & NJ as a public service. NJSAF also offers training and consulting on marine biology & oceanography topics … Continue reading About N.J.S.A.F
By Robert J. Heyer This handbook was developed for use by investigators for the New Jersey/New York Shark Attack File (NJSAF). With minor modifications it can prove useful for investigators in other parts of the world. The information gathered by the NJSAF is designed for use by applied ocean rescue professional. Though the information is … Continue reading The Shark Attack Investigators Handbook: For Lifeguards & Ocean Rescue Professionals
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Thanks News 12 for mentioning the new book in the story at the link below!! Much appreciated! http://newjersey.news12.com/story/42496460/police-warn-of-several-reports-of-possible-bull-shark-sightings-in-new-jersey-river
Thank you so much to Greg and Sarah from Shark Spotters of South Africa. You gave me so much of your time and assistance with the initial stages of the New York & New Jersey Shark Watch Program. Special thanks to Greg for the invitation to visit in Capetown!!! https://sharkspotters.org.za/safety/spotting/
Special Statement to New Jersey Lifeguards & Beach Patrols from NJSAF There have been reports of possible Bull Sharks in the Navesink Estuary. Bull Sharks can reach lengths of 10', but are typically 5 to 8' in NJ waters. The scientific name of the Bull Shark is Carcharhinus leucas. Bull Sharks have been known to … Continue reading Special Statement for New Jersey Lifeguards 8/16/2020
The Navesink & Shrewsbury Rivers are full of cow nosed rays! This is likely why Bull Sharks have been sighted. The rays are abundant this year. As early as three weeks ago I spotted them at Allenhurst Beach.
Borough of Rumson Police Department 21h · There have been several reports of possible bull shark sightings in the Navesink River in the area of Navesink Avenue in Rumson. NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife has been notified. They advised that no sightings have been confirmed as of yet but, as always, there is a possibility … Continue reading Report of Bull Sharks in The Navesink
Just heard from History Press that the book is being released early. Advanced sales to stores has been brisk and they want to get it out early. Look for in in the next few days to be released!
Check out the great page on Freshwater Bull Shark Attacks! https://www.facebook.com/Freshwater-Bull-Shark-Awareness-Society-120510367971132/