Monday, August 8, 2011

Problems with Sharks

You have found the island of your dreams and are ready to dive into the clear beautiful clear green water. I might caution you before you do this to check and see if there have been any local incidents with sharks remember not all beaches are only playgrounds for humans some could be a hunting grounds for sharks.The white sands of new Smyrna Beach Florida attract many thousands of tourist each year. It also seems to be a favorite vacation spot for sharks. In 2007 it had an increased amount of shark attacks. Out of 112 attacks around the world 17 were on the beach. They were not life-threatening attacks. Went swimming you must be aware of your surroundings for example you find yourself in the middle of a school of small fish commonly known as bait fish leave the water immediately at this is what sharks feed on.One of the most infested beaches in the world is Velzyland beach off the North Shore of Oahu. Hawaii the waters here are filled primarily with Tiger sharks. So before you dive into the crystal-clear waters of your island or favorite beach be sure you have checked with the locals about any shark incidents. And always try to swim where there is a lifeguard these tips may save you from being and appetizer for a hungry shark.