False killer whales are large members of the dolphin family that are found in open waters throughout the tropics and sub-tropics.
You're all heroes," said one social media user, after watching the rescue operation that occurred at Phillip Island Nature Parks, Australia.
"I don't frighten easily and this was terrifying," boatsman David Smith said.
The shark, known as Unama'ki, has traveled more than 12,500 miles since being tagged in September, 2019.
Officials said the shark responsible for the attack was a six-foot-long oceanic whitetip.
The shark is estimated to be around 50 years old and was tagged just off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada.
The shark responsible for the attack was a blacktip—a species that can grow up to 6.5 feet in length.
Seismic blasting produces one of the loudest sounds in the ocean, and can damage marine creatures' hearing and disrupt their feeding behaviors and communications.
Nearly 400 beached whales have died on the shores of Tasmania, Australia, since Monday.
The man's pregnant wife jumped in the water to rescue him after the attack, which took place around four miles from land.
The woman was treated by medical staff for injuries including multiple puncture wounds and lacerations to her shoulder.
Discarded face masks are frequently being found lying on beaches in Brazil, local marine conservationists have said.
"I was shocked, absolutely shocked," wildlife biologist and broadcaster Forrest Galante said upon finding the shark.
The whales are currently acclimatizing in a care facility at a first-of-its kind sea sanctuary before their eventual release.
Tiger sharks travel large distances, often crossing regional, national and international boundaries.
Mercury is a potent neurotoxin that can lead to neurological damage.
Scientists recorded the video as part of research to conduct an accurate population survey of the animals that nest at the world's largest green turtle rookery.
Researchers conducted the first ever detailed study of the diets of great whites off the east coast of Australia.
Unama'ki turned away from the waters off the eastern U.S. coast and started heading deeper into the ocean at the start of April.
Crustaceans emit a wide array of sounds underwater, like many other marine animals.
Microplastics are ubiquitous in the marine environment. However, accurately classifying and quantifying them in the oceans has proven challenging for researchers.
The bizarre creatures are colloquially known as "Elvis worms" due to their shiny scales being reminiscent of the King of Rock's famous sequinned suits.
The mature female began moving away from the U.S. east coast at the start of April.
"It was very surprising to find microplastics so deep," researcher Winnie Courtene-Jones told Newsweek.
"It's just pretty spectacular," said Venice resident Paige Taylor. "I've seen it maybe once every five years."
Researchers say the journey could reveal a new white shark nursery.
The shark was tagged by marine research non-profit OCEARCH in the waters off Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.
"I've gone on numerous expeditions and have never, ever, seen anything like this," said researcher Rebecca Helm.
For centuries, ambergris has been highly prized for its unique for its use a perfume ingredient.
"Thalattosaurs were among the first groups of land-dwelling reptiles to readapt to life in the ocean," Neil Kelley, an author of the study from Vanderbilt University, said in a statement.