Month: August 2021

Elphinstone Reef Shark Attack: Close Up Oceanic Whitetip Shark

An oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) attacked a female diver and bit her arm at Elphinstone Reef where there have been a number of close encounters with longimanus sharks. The oceanic whitetips are very curious and look for openings or weaknesses and will bite if given a chance.

Brothers Shark Attack: Oceanic Whitetip Shark Attacks Diver

The Red Sea Brothers shark attack by an oceanic whitetip shark on a scuba diver is very rare and could’ve been prevented. The Brothers shark attack could have been avoided if the diver was vertical in the water, kept his eyes on the shark and joined a group of divers to be intimidating to the shark.

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