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Mote urges boaters to report whale shark sightings

Mote urges boaters to report whale shark sightings

Mote Marine Laboratory received a report of five whale sharks — Earth’s largest fish species — about 40 miles off Anna Maria Island last weekend.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Key Life, Key Recreation, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota divers film whale shark off Longboat Pass

Sarasota divers film whale shark off Longboat Pass

Sean Hawes and four friends spent an hour with a 25-foot whale shark Saturday while diving and spear fishing at Fin Barge, a wreck about 25 miles off Longboat Pass. During their last dive, a 25-foot whale shark swam by and stayed with them. The shark hovered near the group who had a video camera. […]

June 24, 2011 | Posted in In the news | Read More »