The New Book

The new book is doing surprisingly well! With the late release and Covid I had very low expectation but it has been surprising. Yesterday I saw it in two store where I was shopping, that was quite a thrill. The History of New York Shark Attacks will be released on schedule in April. And I … Continue reading The New Book

About N.J.S.A.F

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

The Shark Attack Investigators Handbook: For Lifeguards & Ocean Rescue Professionals

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

Cow Nose Rays Invade Navesink

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.