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Culling of Great White Sharks…

In June 2013 the Dyer Island Conservation Trust, in conjunction with Marine Dynamics, released the results of a groundbreaking study on Great White Sharks, providing the first ever open population estimate of this species in the Great White Shark capitol … Continue reading

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Painting the World Blue

Almost a year ago VW South Africa brought the wonderfully creative Popular Mechanics team with a group of avid PM readers to visit the DICT. They were here to learn more about our research into Great White Sharks and to experience these wonderful … Continue reading

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Noordkaap Voortrekker 2013 – Supports the Marine Big 5

Once again the teachers with the Voortrekkers Group outdid themselves with their students full of knowledge about our Marine Big 5™. The Dyer Island Conservation Trust meets with this group every year when they visit the penguin colony at Stony … Continue reading

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How to Track a Great White Shark – the DICT’s first mini-documentary

Join the Dyer Island Conservation Trust’s marine biologists as they explain the step by step process of manually tagging and tracking great white sharks.  This video offers a unique insight into how great white shark tracking is performed in Gansbaai, … Continue reading

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Acoustic tagged shark number 10

Finally, the long days of Masters thesis writing chaos have subsided for both myself and my co scientist Oliver Jewell, which means more time for acoustic tracking (I never though I’d cherish the noise of those continuously pinging radio transmitters … Continue reading

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Great White Shark legend returns

Marine Dynamics and the Dyer Island Conservation Trust are excited to announce that legendary shark “Slashfin” has been spotted again, and better yet, tagged.    “I couldn’t believe it when I saw such a massive shark swimming past Lwazi, and … Continue reading

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Exciting Donations for Shark Research

Well January 2012 has certainly kicked off well for shark research. Shark clients of Marine Dynamics have continued to be generous with two notable donations that we just have to tell you about.  First Elias and Alexandre Jacobson from Sweden … Continue reading

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Effects of Smart Position Only (SPOT) Tag Deployment on White Sharks

  The Trust is very excited about the latest scientific publication from our research team. Entitled Effects of Smart Position Only (SPOT) Tag Deployment on White Sharks Carcharodon carcharias in South Africa, the article on SPOT tags on white sharks … Continue reading

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The National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF) supports DICT

DICT was recently awarded a grant of R562 500 (Five hundred and sixty two thousand five hundred rand) from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF). The funding has been granted to help with operational costs including salaries and web … Continue reading

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