Authorities have closed Salmon Beach and are urging people to check shark activity after a surfer was knocked from his board this afternoon.
Those thinking about taking a dip in the Swan have been warned after the same breed of shark which mauled a man in Perth’s southern suburbs earlier this year was spotted 50 metres offshore.
A shark advice warning has been issued for Warren Beach following reports of a whale carcass this afternoon.
WA researchers have uncovered that some rival shark species co-ordinate their coastal hunts in ‘shift work’.
A four metre juvenile whale carcass was reported earlier today near Eagle Bay, sparking a shark advice warning.
Bull sharks may be terrifying predators – but they can make ‘friends,’ according to a new study.
An injured whale calf that died on Lancelin’s beach has prompted authorities to issue a shark alert for the area.
Spear-fisherman Alex Dodds has recounted the moment he came face to face with a massive Great White shark off the Leeman coast, an encounter that saw the beast take a 20cm slice from his leg.
A spear-fisherman has described the moment he watched on as an enormous great white swam up to his best friend and ‘grabbed him by the leg’.
A surfer will be airlifted to Perth after being attacked by a shark off the coast of Leeman, about 300km north of the metropolitan area.
The brave 10-year-old boy who was bitten by a shark while snorkelling at Coral Bay has spoken of the terrifying encounter for the first time.
A 10-year-old boy is recovering after emergency surgery to repair damage from a shark attack at a WA tourist hotspot.
Brianna Dugan and Sarah Steger
A 10-year-old boy is in a stable condition in hospital after he was bitten by a 2m shark while snorkelling at Coral Bay yesterday.
A Coral Bay tour guide has recalled the heart-stopping moment he heard a spear fisherman’s scream for help after a shark bit his son on the foot.
A marine tour operator has revealed how one of his employees bravely swam to the rescue of a young boy attacked by a shark while spearfishing off Coral Bay.
A boy is being flown to a Perth hospital after being attacked by a bronze whaler while snorkelling near the holiday town this morning.
Sarah Steger and Daryna Zadvirna
A shark warning has been issued for beaches in Perth this afternoon, after a great white shark was detected almost a dozen times along the coast this morning.
For a split second, Brett Highlands thought he was going to die when a 3m shark latched onto his arm while he was spearfishing north of Broome. But then instinct kicked in — and he fought back.
“It was the chomping effect that I really felt,” Brett Highlands tells 7NEWS in an exclusive interview tonight at 6pm. “Just a wild animal attached to my arm.”
A man mauled by a 3m tiger shark north of Broome fought off the predator with a spear gun after it latched on to his arm.
Broome local Brett Highlands has been flown to Perth after being mauled by a three metre tiger shark more than 500m offshore this morning — on his 48th birthday.
Caitlyn Rintoul and Tom Zaunmayr
‘We were sitting directly in front of where it happened on the beachfront.’
It is believed the man was diving with friends off a boat about 500m offshore when the predator, believed to be a 3m tiger shark, attacked.
A man in his 50s has died after being attacked by a 4.5m great white shark while surfing at Tuncurry Beach on the NSW mid-north coast.
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