Dr. Craig O'Connell in Bimini, Bahamas.

SW16: SHARKS AMONG US

Dr. Craig O'Connell in Bimini, Bahamas.

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Shark Week: The Podcast - Dr. Craig O’Connell on Shark Repellents and Great Whites in Montauk, New York

Luke Tipple is joined by marine biologist, Dr. Craig O’Connell to discuss shark repellents and how Montauk, New York has become a Great White hotspot.

October 10, 2022

Luke Tipple is joined by Dr. Craig O’Connell, who is featured in the 2022 Shark Week documentary, Monsters of the Cape. The marine biologist is innovating and testing new technology that are deterring Great Whites from humans. Dr. O’Connell, who lives in Montauk, New York, talks about how abundant the shark population has become in recent years and why repellents are even more needed given the high likelihood of negative shark encounters. They also discuss the effects of music and sound buoys on sharks.

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2 Shark Week Blimps are Flying Over the Coasts

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