Great white shark swims off the coast of Monterey Bay, California.

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Great white shark swims off the coast of Monterey Bay, California.

Photo by: Chase Dekker Wild-Life Images

Chase Dekker Wild-Life Images

Shark Week: The Podcast – Risks to Humans - How To Deter A Shark

Marine biologist and shark expert Luke Tipple offers his best tips to deter a shark and the important role of sharks in oceans.

July 19, 2022

Episode show notes:

In this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, marine biologist and shark expert, Luke Tipple recounts the harrowing tale of being stuck in a bull shark feeding frenzy while diving on Australia’s Yongala shipwreck, early in his career. Through this story and others, he gives advice on what to do if you ever catch yourself in a shark interaction. He shares information about the role sharks play in oceans and the role that humans play in keeping sharks and oceans safe, and what we can do to ramp up our efforts.

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