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Great white mysteries unravelled – Cape Times

Great white mysteries unravelled – Cape Times

Melanie Gosling

Environment Writer

IF you spot a great white shark close inshore in False Bay this summer, your first thought will probably not be to wonder what sex it is – particularly if you’re in the water.

Nevertheless, scientists can now tell you that you would almost certainly be looking at a female great white.

That they can say this is the result of groundbreaking research by Cape Town shark scientists who tracked the movements of 56 tagged white sharks of both sexes in False Bay for nearly three years.
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Posted by on January 29, 2013 in Ramblings

 

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Diving and Spearfishing in South Africa – Author Piet van Rooyen

Diving and Spearfishing in South Africa – Author Piet van Rooyen

Here is a gem of a book, written by a Namibian spearo named Piet van Rooyen. I am going to do everything in my power to get my hands on this ASAP, but in the mean time read the review by Gavin Taylor over at Spearfishingsa.co.za.

The book seems to cover absolutely everything and is available to purchase from most spearing shops or can be ordered online at: Struik Travel and Heritage.

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Posted by on November 1, 2012 in Dive Spots, Ramblings, Tips and Tricks

 

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