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

Post by alakaboo » Sat Nov 07, 2020 12:31 pm

It's not so much that they reproduce faster, it's that the mortality rate has dropped a lot.

Those 2.5m ones will also start to breed soon.

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Post by Cranked » Sat Nov 07, 2020 1:26 pm

tootr wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 11:57 am
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That’s basically my thinking - after following the program since the get go, generally out of interest.
There’s a lot more to than anyone thought, they reproduce and grow faster than thought, and in a couple of years those 2.5 m average size will be 3m plus and switching to larger prey than fish and rays.
My understanding is that humans are very unsatisfactory prey because:

1. Ratio of bone to meat is way too high (less nourishment and the bones are very hard to digest)
2. Not nearly enough fat to sustain the open ocean venturing of the mature whites

So there's some hope.
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Post by steve shearer » Sat Nov 07, 2020 1:29 pm

bad prey but easy prey for opportunistic, ambush predator.
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Post by offshore1 » Sat Nov 07, 2020 1:33 pm

And Rebel Wilson has skewed the data against us.

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Post by Cranked » Sat Nov 07, 2020 1:41 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 1:29 pm
bad prey but easy prey for opportunistic, ambush predator.
I guess humans must be the easiest prey of all.

That data about prey preferences came from a recent report I read based on examining the stomach contents of great whites. I hope there was some extrapolation about humans
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Post by steve shearer » Sat Nov 07, 2020 1:43 pm

yeah, small sample size and showed pretty much a juvenile white will eat almost anything.

preferred prey aus salmon, which will surprise almost nobody who has any clue.

I was quite surprised that even whites <2m will prey on dolphins.

also prey preferences for whites may change in sub-tropical waters (the study was done on whites caught in Sydney beach meshing)
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Post by alakaboo » Sat Nov 07, 2020 1:46 pm

Cranked wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 1:26 pm
tootr wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 11:57 am
#2

That’s basically my thinking - after following the program since the get go, generally out of interest.
There’s a lot more to than anyone thought, they reproduce and grow faster than thought, and in a couple of years those 2.5 m average size will be 3m plus and switching to larger prey than fish and rays.
My understanding is that humans are very unsatisfactory prey because:

1. Ratio of bone to meat is way too high (less nourishment and the bones are very hard to digest)
2. Not nearly enough fat to sustain the open ocean venturing of the mature whites

So there's some hope.
Well the problem with that theory is that they only know what we're made of by biting us.

Big ones keep eating rays too.

When you're that big you have to eat regularly or your liver shrinks and you lose buoyancy.
I wouldn't be surprised if some of these attacks are from desperately hungry sharks.

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Post by tootr » Sat Nov 07, 2020 1:50 pm

I’m not saying what you infer cranked. There are also implications for other species if the balance of apex predators gets out of whack.

I am saying there is a high probability there will be increasing “interactions” (to use the euphemism), with bigger animals, in coming years. Or in plain terms, an increase in human fatalities.

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Post by Cranked » Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:54 pm

Is that 4m one still hanging around? At least it was in the Dawesville channel.
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Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:59 pm

An eye for an eye: Magpies put to death after savage attacks on people
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Post by Drailed » Fri Dec 04, 2020 4:41 pm

Good shark yarn from Lynchy here
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Post by Yuke Hunt » Fri Dec 04, 2020 5:30 pm

I've come up with a viable method of dealing with these cunts. First we record all of Beanpoles posts and play them back on a continuous loop through underwater speakers. The vast majority of sharks will simply fuck off, but the few that remain will be dazed and confused ... and here's were Iggy comes in. He'll be paddling patiently around on a minimal, with his trusty half brick at the ready, as the distresses sharks come forward begging to be dispatched.
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Post by offshore1 » Sat Dec 05, 2020 1:25 am

Just may be crazy enough to work.

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

Post by Beanpole » Sat Dec 05, 2020 11:40 am

He can strangle them with his prolapsed intestine.
Eat some steak and stop being a whiny little cnut.

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Post by Legion » Sat Dec 12, 2020 2:14 pm

5.3m white was front page news today. The report inside was next to a story and photo of a 4m tiger caught and released. Both at very popular metro beaches.

https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/sharks ... 881746361z

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Post by marauding mullet » Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:21 am

58 Y/O man attacked in Lake Macquarie :shock:
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Post by Over55yrs » Tue May 18, 2021 12:31 pm

Just when you start forgetting about them - shark attack at Tuncurry. Update to say 50 year surfer has been killed in the shark attack.

https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/man ... 57svr.html

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