Are There Sharks in Nassau Bahamas?

are there sharks in Nassau?

Yes, there are sharks in Nassau, Bahamas, with around forty species visiting the surrounding islands. The Bahamas is sometimes called the Shark Capital of the World, largely because of the huge population of Oceanic whitetips off the coast of Cat Island.  Whitetips aren’t particularly common around Nassau, but it is home to several other captivating … Read more

Shark Tooth Hunting

If you are like me, you love to go hunting for shark teeth on the beach, sea or even on mountains and dunes. Here at Dutch Shark Society, we wrote some pretty good guides on where you can find them, how to find them, and how to identify them. Below you can find all our … Read more

Is The Megalodon Still Alive?

Is The Megalodon Still Alive?

“Could the megalodon still be alive?” is a question that is pretty reasonable to ask.  After all, who wouldn’t want to be sure that the biggest apex predator shark ever roamed the world’s oceans was extinct before they took a swim or went scuba diving? The good news is that we can confirm the megalodon became … Read more

De Grote Eikapsel Jacht

Wat bewaart een zeemeermin in haar tasje? babyhaaitjes en babyrogjes natuurlijk! Er zijn meer dan dan 600 soorten haaien en roggen ter wereld en zeker 15 soorten komen in de Nederlandse kustwateren voor. Een aantal daarvan plant zich voort door het leggen van taaie, leerachtige eikapsels, die soms ook wel ‘zeemeermintasje’ worden genoemd. De eikapsels … Read more

Greenland Sharks Facts & Information Guide

Greenland Sharks Facts & Information Guide

Greenland sharks are arguably the slowest sharks in the ocean. While great whites and mako sharks dash around at over 50 kph, Greenland sharks idle along at barely 1 kph.  It’s highly unlikely you’ll ever see a Greenland shark, as these huge creatures live deep in the frigid Arctic waters, far below the depths usually … Read more

Basking Sharks Facts & Information Guide

Basking Sharks Facts & Information Guide

If you saw a 15-foot-long shark swimming toward you with its mouth wide open, your life would probably flash before your eyes. This is precisely what happened to UK snorkeller Lew Smart in 2014.  Seeing a fin in the water, Smart jumped in to get a closer look and almost ended up in the mouth … Read more