FWC is investigating after images on social media apparently showed boaters capturing and posing with a young tiger shark. One witness said the shark was alive and dragged to a spring, then "tormented" by onlookers.
According to Florida Fish and Wildlife, tiger sharks are second only to the great white shark in the number of bites on humans worldwide.
This week, everything from orcas to humpback whales were spotted in the Gulf of Mexico. Now, one of OCEARCH’s tagged sharks is paying a visit to Florida’s Gulf Coast.
The Sarasota Police Department dive team was treated to a feeding frenzy during an offshore training exercise, but the buffet wasn’t for the officers.
Gray Vinson spotted the duo in the Indian River Lagoon in Vero Beach around noon on Sunday.
The family, visiting from Minnesota, decided to head to the beach while they waited for their Miami Beach hotel room.
Photographer Paul Dabill used a drone camera to capture the amazing sight in front of Singer Island on Wednesday.
The study found younger great white sharks that are between 5 and 9 feet long and traditionally concentrated in warm waters off northern Mexico and Southern California have moved north since 2014 as water temperatures have warmed.
The boaters were fishing about 65 miles off the coast of the Tampa Bay area when a massive great white shark approached, taking a bite out of one of their boat's motors.
She had recently made an appearance near Cape Canaveral.
A man was reportedly bitten by a shark in the water off Siesta Key Tuesday morning.
Scientists say the ocean's apex predator may hold a key ingredient in the fight against COVID-19.
Kyle Rosenblatt with @indepthmarinefl on Instagram got a video of the shark on Sunday.
An experienced fisherman was on a trip with his family in the Florida Keys when he was bitten by a shark. But this isn’t the first time he’s felt a predator’s teeth on his skin.
A teen suffered bite wounds on his leg and hand after a shark attacked him off the coast of Cape Hatteras in North Carolina.
See Through Canoe captured video of a variety of animals swimming just offshore, including a hammerhead shark and manatees.
Like snowbirds, there's another group that's moving the Florida for the winter: sharks.
Shark experts say the coast of Florida is starting to heat up with white shark activity
Scientists say a 15-foot-5-inch (5 meter) great white shark weighing more than 2,000 pounds (900 kilograms) has entered the Gulf of Mexico after a journey down the coast from Canada.
The video of a shark being dragged behind a speedboat is disturbing and public outrage swelled when it went viral.