Shark Mystery: Where Have South Africa’s Great Whites Gone?

The world’s most famous sharks are the great whites off Cape Town, featured in the popular “Air Jaws” series. But now these sharks have mostly gone missing, and some experts blame a fishery for depleting the smaller sharks that the great whites feed on.

Yale Environment 360

Last updated on 08 August 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
South Africa
Region: 
Africa
Species: 
Carcharodon carcharias
Species group: 
Fish