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Carefully! Sharks in Seychelch

Carefully! Sharks in Seychelch

Each year Seychelles visit more than 200 thousand. tourists. There are among visits and ours. It goes here to relax on the shore of the warm sea, without even suspecting that any paradise can be dangerous.

Each year, near America and Australia, 50 attacks of sharks on vacationers are registered. Since 1963, there were no such incidents on the Seychelles. Along the coastline of the islands almost everywhere the coral reef stretches, thanks to which the predators close to the shore did not usually swam. But everything has changed at the end of the summer of 2011. Then 2 attacks in the Island of Praslin are registered immediately.

August 1 at 15.30 Shark bit the Frenchman Nicolas Vizol. After meeting with her, a 36-year-old diver died of blood loss – He had damaged both legs.

August 16 in 16.30 Predator attacked British tourist Ian Redmond, when he dived with a mask in coral reef. A man came to the resort for 2 weeks to spend a honeymoon with his wife. As a result of the attack, he lost his left hand. He also had deep wounds of the abdomen and legs. Despite the medical assistance rendered, he also died.

In both cases, a predator attacked at a distance of about 20 meters from the shore. To prevent new incidents, at that time the beach was closed, like others, not protected by reef. Along the way they pulled the network to protect holidaymakers from uninvited guests. Appeared on the beaches and duty rescuers.

Authorities conducted an investigation to which specialists from South Africa were involved. Found out that an attacking shark was about 2 m long. The exact causes of incidents are not called, however there are several opinions. They say, at that time, the temperature of the water in that part of the ocean fell slightly, and the fish changed the migration route, leaving a predator without food. At another point of view all over the fisheries fishery. The resort is the center for catching tuna, and this entails environmental consequences.

After those cases in the Seychelles, everything is calm.

Akula – World Ocean Fish. Being very strong, most of them are not aggressive. All their more than 500 species, and 4 of them are dangerous for a person. It is worth noting that these marine inhabitants love fatty meat, such as seals, sea turtles, also they eat fish. At a person, they often attack, if they confuse him with their prey, less often – To try a stranger creature tooth. It also happens that people provoke an attack, trying to touch the shark.

It is categorically prohibited to do it, because the attack may be fatal. Especially since the jaws of fishes are arranged in such a way that it can easily squander the pieces of flesh.

To avoid danger, it is not recommended:

Carefully! Sharks in Seychelch

swim with bleeding wounds and scratches;

dive with lanamar – Light attracts sharks;

lie on the surface of the water for a long time;

do sharp movements not far from shark.

Finally, swim in the morning or in the evening (this is the time of feeding predaters), as well as in muddy water.

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