First diver to film cookiecutter shark

By | 2017-09-01T02:44:53+00:00 April 7, 2017|Records, Underwater Imaging|

First diver to film cookiecutter shark

Last updated: September 1, 2017 at 2:44 am

On November 28, 2008 (10 p.m.), Frank Hendriks of Big Island Divers filmed the first known live images of a cookiecutter shark during a dive off Kona, Hawaii. This was the fourth cookiecutter seen on night dives during a six-month period.

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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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