diver.net

Re: Shark Identification Photos


AquaFlite Custom Wetsuits, Dive Skins, and Dive Parkas


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ California Scuba Diving BBS ] [ FAQ ]

Posted by Randy on May 05, 2006 at 21:49:44:

In Reply to: Shark Identification Photos posted by Walt on May 04, 2006 at 12:53:52:

We were there a few weeks ago and also saw two to three of these sharks 5 to 6 feet long. I agree they were not six gill, seven gill, blue, leopard, soupfin, etc. and looked most like Bonito (Shortfin Mako) sharks, but I am not sure. I also do not think they were Whites, but don't know for sure. I think the tail of the White is a bit different from the ones we saw.

It did look a bit like a Black Tip, as far as body and tail shape - however no color on the fin tips. (And I don't think Black Tips are around Catalina anyway)

Randy



Follow Ups:
  • Agree Walt 09:07:14 05/06/06 (0)


Name:
E-Mail:
Subject:
Message:
Optional Link URL:
Optional Link Title:
Optional Image URL:
Post Background Color: White     Black
Post Area Page Width: Normal   Full
You must type in the
scrambled text key to
the right.
This is required to
help prevent spam bots
from flooding this BBS.
capcha
Text Key:

      


diver.net