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3:14 pm on Wednesday July 17, 2013

Man finds 5-foot shark on Sullivan's Island

A five-foot shark was discovered beached on Sullivan's Island by a runner Wednesday morning.
6:20 am on Wednesday November 7, 2012

No need to panic about that great white shark 'just off' Daniel Island's shore

Mary Lee when she was tagged in September.Satellite tracking of a tagged great white shark ruffled some Lowcountry feathers after it pinged the shark in water just off Daniel Island. But researchers are saying that data point was almost certainly an...
8:54 am on Saturday August 6, 2011

Four years on, kid bit by shark still loves the swimming predators

Image by Still image by Flickr user Christian HaugenIt's been four years since then nine-year-old Chase Crawford of Goose Creek was badly bitten on the leg by a bull shark in the water off Isle of Palms — and thought badly scared from the bite...
4:38 am on Monday July 25, 2011

9-foot shark caught out of Savannah

Flickr user macorig WTOC has a brief report on a more than 9-foot shark being caught by a charter group that left from Bull River Marina near Savannah. There's not much to this report other than the photos of the fishermen and the shark. You can...
7:38 am on Sunday July 17, 2011

Beware the media's bark more than an S.C. shark bite

Flickr user A.M. Kuchling Want to see sharks in South Carolina? Only expect to have luck if you go to the S.C. Aquarium (pictured.) Hear the one about South Carolina's Fripp Island having one of "America's Most Shark-Infested Beaches"? Yeah, we'...
5:11 am on Tuesday July 12, 2011

Beware the media's bark more than an S.C. shark bite

Image by Flickr user A.M. Kuchling Want to see sharks in South Carolina? Only expect to have luck if you go to the S.C. Aquarium (pictured.)Hear the one about South Carolina's Fripp Island having one of "America's Most Shark-Infested Beaches"?...
4:08 am on Thursday June 11, 2009

Squealing and running: Hammerheads off Isle of Palms?

Image by Halibut ThymeImage by 20090611-shark.jpg Boo. The reported sightings were for sharks "2 to 4 feet in length," a far cry from the 20 foot beasts that are commonly portrayed.The Post and Courier reports that there's apparently been sighting...
4:22 am on Sunday June 7, 2009

Aquarium likely to get hammerhead shark

Image by South Carolina AquariumImage by 20090605-sandbar.jpg Wave goodbye to this sandbar shark. The bad news is that two sandbar sharks will be removed from the South Carolina Aquarium and given to Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach. The good news...
6:25 am on Friday June 20, 2008

DHEC warns of high mercury levels in fish

The S.C. Dept. of Health and Environmental Control has issued a mercury warning for three types of fish found off the South Carolina coast. According to DHEC, king mackerel more than 39 inches, shark, and tilefish should not be eaten due to high...
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