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    Shark question

    Always wondering if sharks are also hunting and attacking in shallow waters and what would be the minimum water depth?

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    Sharks hunting what? Humans? I believe the last attack was around 1995.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom007:
    Always wondering if sharks are also hunting and attacking in shallow waters and what would be the minimum water depth?
    The ones with fricking laser beams attached should be given a wide berth!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jgl:
    Sharks hunting what? Humans? I believe the last attack was around 1995.
    Yeah humans!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom007:
    Always wondering if sharks are also hunting and attacking in shallow waters and what would be the minimum water depth?
    Fatal or non-fatal?

    Statistics of Shark Attacks on Divers
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    If you like to contact with them it's better to swim a bit aware from shore. Also, early morning hours are best for exciting encounters. Statistically speaking they are a bit racist and prefer locals though.


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    Great link Claire ex-ax


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    In that case it would be whatever minimum depth of water a shark can swim in... it's not like they carry depth gauges around with them?

    Though bear in mind that over the last two decades, the chances of someone dying via a shark attack is roughly the same as being stuck and killed by lightning. In the last decade, lighting would be way more dangerous as it's recurring. HK hasn't had a serious shark problem since the 90s.

    http://www.vaisala.com/Vaisala%20Doc...by_country.pdf

    Bring on the ones with frikken' lasers, I say.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jgl:
    In that case it would be whatever minimum depth of water a shark can swim in... it's not like they carry depth gauges around with them?

    Though bear in mind that over the last two decades, the chances of someone dying via a shark attack is roughly the same as being stuck and killed by lightning. In the last decade, lighting would be way more dangerous as it's recurring. HK hasn't had a serious shark problem since the 90s.

    http://www.vaisala.com/Vaisala%20Doc...by_country.pdf

    Bring on the ones with frikken' lasers, I say.
    Think the Australians are thinking differently about shark attacks.

    Edit:
    Was talking in general not only Hong Kong waters.
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    Unsurprisingly, most shark attacks occur in less than 5 feet of water.

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