"This fella paddled over and jumped off his board onto the shark and hit it to get it to release her and then assisted her back into the beach"
There are many theories why sharks would willingly seek out such extreme conditions, but one theory is that they are simply safer there.
Whale sharks are the largest non-mammal vertebrate in existence, growing as long as 59 feet, or 18 meters, in length. Though endangered, they have been spotted near Eilat, but are harmless to humans.
While species of sharks such as the dusty shark, or the sandbar shark are seemingly endangered in the Mediterranean, it seems as though Israel's shores are a safe place for the sharks to be.
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A great white off the coast of Guadalupe Island was spotted in a regular gathering spot for the breed and, as he was recorded as #24 in the MCSI database, was named after the basketball legend.
Sharks gather at the shores of Israel, the researchers wish to know why.
Furthermore, because sharks aren’t kosher, they’re not being fished for “and we've created somewhat of a safe haven for them, unlike in many nearby regions,” he said.
The woman is in stable condition after being bit by a Caribbean reef shark in Anaehoomalu Bay.