• A shark expert tests a prototype surfboard with a built-in electronic shark deterrent by "duck diving" through a shiver of blacktip sharks. (Tests were conducted under baited conditions off the KwaZulu Natalcoast, South Africa). If this surfboard ever makes it into production,
then it will provide ocean users another alternative to lethal shark control (shark nets, drum-lines) to even further reduce the already very low risk presented by shark bites.

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