Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by offshore1 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 12:24 am

I'm confused.
Are we using the standard Australian scale?
Is 4.5 fifteen feet or thirty feet?
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Post by steve shearer » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:46 am

I also note that those last two captures : the big girl at Evans and the one at S. wall weren't recorded in the official DPI SharkSmart twitter feed.

can't handle the truth?


Sunny, we may have an actual conspiracy here.
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Post by Yuke Hunt » Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:48 am

Do they give the sharks names ?

Cause if they do I'd like to call the really anoying one Andrew Fifita.
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Post by Drailed » Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:37 am

maybe australias increasing obesity epidemic has something to do with them hanging around the beach
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Post by alakaboo » Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:43 am

steve shearer wrote:that seems to be the case. Unless they are specialising in predation on dolphin pods there's nowhere near enough marine mammal calories to sustain an adult white shark here over summer.
Was thinking about this last night.
Apart from swimming, a fair bit of the energetic requirements for a white shark goes towards maintaining a higher body temperature than the water around them.
They have pretty fancy counter current heat exchangers to earn their brain and eyes to give them an advantage over their prey in cold, dark water.

Their low speed locomotion is incredibly efficient. Fish are low on energy but also much easier to catch than seals.
I suspect that their energetic requirements for lollygagging around in shallow 25+ degree water are actually remarkably low, and can be met from lipid stores in their livers.

Some research in California suggests that's what they do when migrating.
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Post by tootr » Sat Jan 21, 2017 8:30 am

steve shearer wrote:I also note that those last two captures : the big girl at Evans and the one at S. wall weren't recorded in the official DPI SharkSmart twitter feed.

can't handle the truth?


Sunny, we may have an actual conspiracy here.
Im wondering why the shark #number is not disclosed when it pings one of the receivers?

Also wondering why the info re tagging and tracking on their website is so patchy and not up to date.

Lack of funds?
Hiding something?
DPI scientist keeping the info for his own PHD?
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Post by Morgan The Moon » Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:41 pm

Was at Ballina on the 20th. I was just walking along the the coastal path thinking it looked familiar. Stumbled upon Tadashi's memorial - it was pretty sobering. Beautiful spot, feel for the local community.

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Post by Drailed » Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:57 pm

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Post by Davros » Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:06 pm

Samurai beach is a nudist beach

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Post by Drailed » Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:08 pm

It does look like that shark is trying to show everyone his cock
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Post by tootr » Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:06 pm

It's someone duck diving.
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Post by Drailed » Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:09 pm

Yep, see that now.
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Post by steve shearer » Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:37 pm

Ocean users are reminded to be #sharksmart with a large white shark detected multiple times on Ballina and Lennox Head VR4Gs in recent days....

Sharksmart? what does that even mean?
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Post by Drailed » Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:41 pm

Don't go in the water.
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Post by crabmeat thompson » Fri Jan 27, 2017 5:00 pm

steve shearer wrote:Ocean users are reminded to be #sharksmart with a large white shark detected multiple times on Ballina and Lennox Head VR4Gs in recent days....

Sharksmart? what does that even mean?

nose to the wind and see if you can smell trouble before entering the water.
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Post by Cranked » Fri Jan 27, 2017 5:24 pm

steve shearer wrote:Ocean users are reminded to be #sharksmart with a large white shark detected multiple times on Ballina and Lennox Head VR4Gs in recent days....

Sharksmart? what does that even mean?
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Post by Beerfan » Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:22 pm

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Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Post by tootr » Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:51 pm

Look!
Hear that smell?
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