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6:29 am on Thursday December 6, 2012

Tracking Mary Lee's close proximity to Grand Strand beaches (Update)

Update, December 6, 2012: She's baaaaccckkk.... The Sun News has the latest on Mary Lee's whereabouts. Want to track Mary Lee yourself? Head over to sharks-ocearch.verite.com. First Report: Mary Lee, the Great White shark, weighing nearly 3500...
8:00 am on Friday July 13, 2012

Take a bite out of Shark Week with the South Carolina Aquarium

Image by South Carolina AquariumDo you know, almost 40 species of sharks are indigenous to the South Carolina Coast? Do you also know you are more likely to be bitten by another human than by a shark? Learn all this and more during the South...
5:59 am on Tuesday May 15, 2012

Shark bite season is upon us, but your risk is low

photo by flickr user MrWee As the temperature heats up and we take to the great Atlantic for cooling relief, we run the risk of encountering oceanic wildlife - some with many rows of teeth.  But what's the real risk of a shark attack? We've all seen...
7:38 am on Sunday July 17, 2011

Beware the media's bark more than an S.C. shark bite

Flickr user A.M. Kuchling Want to see sharks in South Carolina? Only expect to have luck if you go to the S.C. Aquarium (pictured.) Hear the one about South Carolina's Fripp Island having one of "America's Most Shark-Infested Beaches"? Yeah, we'...
5:11 am on Tuesday July 12, 2011

Beware the media's bark more than an S.C. shark bite

Image by Flickr user A.M. Kuchling Want to see sharks in South Carolina? Only expect to have luck if you go to the S.C. Aquarium (pictured.)Hear the one about South Carolina's Fripp Island having one of "America's Most Shark-Infested Beaches"?...
8:00 am on Thursday March 24, 2011

Great white sharks hanging out off the Georgia coast

Flickr user AlKok The Brunswick News has a report that was picked up by the AP regarding an increase in the number of great white sharks being spotted off the Georgia coast. Of course it was picked up by the AP, it's about sharks. Scientists say...
10:28 am on Thursday July 29, 2010

At 380 pounds, lemon shark catch off Port Royal Sound breaks records

Submitted Stephen Liesen, dentist of Illinois, has set the new records for the largest lemon shark caught in South Carolina: 380 pounds and 10 feet. The shark catch on July 22 was made about a half mile outside Port Royal Sound in 35 feet of water...
10:37 am on Tuesday July 20, 2010

Beaufort sharks like the taste of shrimp nets

Flickr user Masilun Taken from the Shrimp Shack on St. Helena Island Area shrimpers say they're seeing an increase in the number of sharks chewing through their shrimp nets. Surely that's what everyone wants to hear: More sharks! Check out the story...
5:04 am on Wednesday June 30, 2010

Marietta girl recovering from Beaufort-area shark bite (updated)

Fripp Island locator Updated June 30: The Beaufort Gazette reports Ga. girl upbeat after being bitten by shark off of Fripp Island. Read the story here. First reported June 29: The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that a 6-year-old Marietta...
4:09 am on Tuesday July 28, 2009

Bring your chums to the S.C. Aquarium's Shark Week

Image by Flickr user hermanusbackpackersImage by 20090726-shark.jpgThe South Carolina Aquarium is kicking off their very own shark week celebration from Sunday, August 2nd, to August 8th.  Stop in throughout the week to learn about all things shark...
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