The video has racked up thousands of views on social media – and lots of praise for Torres and his family.
When two tourists from Montana came to Sarasota on vacation, they never imagined they would come face to face with one of the largest sharks in the Gulf of Mexico.
The video has been viewed over 33,000 on YouTube.
The canals of Buttonwood Harbour aren't usually home to sharks, but hundreds of bonnethead, lemon, and nurse sharks trying to survive red tide have found themselves gathered there indefinitely.
It’s long been known that the waters off Miami are a shark hotspot but scientists have just discovered they’re also critical habitat for one endangered and iconic species — the great hammerhead shark
The San Mateo County Sheriff says a man swimming in the waters off of Grey Whale Cove State Beach was bitten by a great white shark Saturday morning. First responders say the 35-year-old victim is in serious condition.
Photographer Jacob Danner says that he found the tooth of a Megalodon, which is an extinct species of shark, while walking on a Florida beach.
Jai said that after he heals, he is hoping to get back to surfing. He is also thankful to the man who helped save his leg and possibly his life.
In addition to the two shark bites, beach safety officials said a 67-year-old man visiting from Missouri drowned in Daytona Beach Shores.
Video captured a fisherman freeing a great white shark caught in fishing wire off the coast of Southern California.
An extinction event about 19 million years ago decimated shark populations by up to 90%, researchers say.
“They’re coming in!” Several hammerhead sharks were seen circling beachgoers in Pensacola, Florida on May 29.
“A fish had grabbed the chunk of bait and run toward me for cover, before getting scared and dropping the chunk. This set me up for a shot that’s even too close for my 20mm lens.”
A fishing captain with Anna Maria Charters and his customers got a few surprise visitors on Wednesday when three whale sharks swam up to their boat 30 miles off the coast of Anna Maria Island.
State wildlife officials are trying to better understand increased encounters between sharks and people fishing in Florida waters.
This is the second shark bite so far this year.
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.