Great news! New Jersey State Senate has passed a new legislation dealing with the possession and sale of shark fins. It is a great start to protect our ocean's health lets hope it gets signed into law! When predators are healthy the entire environment benefits. You can find the act at the link below. file:///C:/Users/rjh46/Desktop/shark%20fin%20ban.PDF
Perhaps a bit sensational?
According to the Guinness Book of world Records, the largest Great White Shark ever recorded was caught in New Brunswick, Canada in 1930. The massive Great White, measuring 37’ (11.3 m), was trapped in a herring weir off White Head in the Bay of Fundy. Many question the validity of the measurement. Others, think the … Continue reading Largest Great White Ever Recorded?
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, one of the largest sharks ever caught was 36’ (10.9 m) long. It was caught in Port Fairy, Australia in the 1870s. The size was brought into question when James Randall of the Natural History Museum of London measured the teeth and the jaws and determined the … Continue reading The Port Fairy Great White
What is the largest Great White Shark ever recorded? This is a question I will attempt to answer in a series of blog posts. In order to answer this question, we need to look at what is meant by the largest. Do we me length or weight? For many years it appears length as been … Continue reading Largest Great White?
Today I visited Spring Lake in attempt to uncover new evidence from a mysterious event. About 20 years before the infamous fatal shark attack of 1916, there was another strange incident. In September of 1895, Spring Lake would be the site of a Sea Serpent sighting that would receive national attention and be reported in … Continue reading A Curious Event at Spring Lake