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What Sharks? #34064
01/27/01 06:25 PM
01/27/01 06:25 PM
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Rochester, NY
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Fronna3 Offline OP
 
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What Species of sharks can be found off of AC? Nurse Sharks, obviously, but what else? And where are some good spots beside Shark Ray Alley to see them?

Re: What Sharks? #34065
01/28/01 12:21 AM
01/28/01 12:21 AM
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A good friend, long time San Pedro diver and photographer, says:
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I'm more into common names, but I know of sightings of the following:

gray reef sharks
blacktip
bull
hammerhead
lemon
dusky
whale shark

There are no good spots to see them. You just get lucky, or you don't.
This ain't SeaWorld.

Most sharks are not territorial, so they tend to move around, making sightings irregular.

Re: What Sharks? #34066
01/28/01 07:03 PM
01/28/01 07:03 PM
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Rochester, NY
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k, thanx

Re: What Sharks? #34067
01/29/01 02:42 PM
01/29/01 02:42 PM
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Atlanta, Ga. USA
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Fronna3,

I was just in AC 2 weeks ago. If you dive, be sure to go to the Blue Hole. There were several sharks, Carribbean Reef sharks and Bull sharks when we were diving the hole. We saw them below us when we were at 140 ft., but then they came up as we went up and we had about 8 to 10 of them swimming around at 20ft. It was really cool to see them like that! Have fun!


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Re: What Sharks? #34068
01/29/01 06:32 PM
01/29/01 06:32 PM
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K Thanx! I'm getting a little monotonous


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