/ 9 March 2024

SA’s great white sharks need urgent protection, say marine biologists

Great White Shark, Carcharodon Carcharias, With Head Above Water Surface, Off Coast Of Gansbaai
Numbers don’t add up: About 12 years ago more than 400 great white sharks were seen off the coast of Gansbaai. . The population may have moved eastwards but the shark counts there don’t reflect this.(Photo by: Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
Researchers don’t want authorities let off the hook over the dwindling great white shark population

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