After 16 recorded shark attacks, Florida is named the shark capital of the world

Great White Shark – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Martin Prochazkacz The global center for shark encounters is Volusia County in Florida. The Sunshine State is home to the most number of unprovoked shark attacks worldwide, with 351 attacks recorded in Volusia County alone since 1882, according to the Florida Museum of Natural History’s International

After traveling 34,000 miles, a 1,400-pound great white shark makes an appearance off the coast of Florida on New Year’s Day

Great White Shark – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Martin Prochazkacz Off the shore of Daytona Beach, Florida, on New Year’s Day, a massive great white shark almost the size of a car was spotted. Since he was first tagged in Nova Scotia, researchers have been tracking the male shark, named Breton, who weighs over

Florida angler was bitten by a shark on a dock for the second time this week

Woman swimming with shark swimming beneath her – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Willyam Bradberry The second shark bite incidence of the week included a Florida angler who was bitten on the foot on Friday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. Around 8 o’clock in the evening, the shark bit the 35-year-old man when

After being attacked on her arms, legs, and stomach by a shark, a 13-year-old Florida girl fought back

Great White Shark – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Martin Prochazkacz A 13-year-old girl successfully fought off a shark in the waters off Fort Pierce, Florida, and is now recovering from bites on her body, arm, finger, and knee. Ella Reed lives across the street from the beach, but she encountered what she believes to

Just before spring break begins, a massive 11-foot great white shark has pinged off the coast of Florida

Great white shark jumping in water — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Sergey Uryadnikov This week, just before spring breakers are predicted to arrive in droves, a massive great white shark pounded the Florida coast. The shark with the name Maple was detected Monday morning by OCEARCH’s Global Shark Tracker southeast of St. George Island, Florida, in

Giant great white shark found just off Florida’s Indian River Lagoon

Great White Shark – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Martin Prochazkacz A monstrous great white shark, also known as Breton, has been found just off of Florida’s Indian River lagoon system. On June 6, a tracker hosted by ocean research organization OCEARCH spotted Breton in Florida, not too far away from Port Saint Lucie at

Volusia remains world shark bite capital as Florida attacks skyrocket in 2021

Shark Bite; Bull Shark In its Natural Habitat — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Carlos Grillo According to the annual update from the International Shark Attack File, Florida remains the shark bite capital of the world as numbers increased globally after three years of declines. The group released its annual report this month and found a total