Coast KZN

06 Aug 2018

Could dead sharks deter live ones?

Dave Savides (Zululand Observer)

Read about a pod that when worn, slowly releases a very special chemical into the water around a surfer/fisherman

The device, which can be attached to a surfboard or won on your person, slowly releases a chemical formulated on the scent of dead shark.It appears to be giving positive results in the research run in the Cape at present.

Statistically, however, you have a far higher chance of dying from a bee sting, dog attack, snake bite or lightening strike than a shark attack.

Read more about the shark attack statistics in Zululand – since 1955 – to better understand the local shark threat.