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Shark Week - A summary

Last week was the third annual Shark Week held at Scuba Junkie Komodo, the fifth Shark Week held by Scuba Junkie in South East Asia. The aim of the week is to promote accurate information about shark species, and challenge the view of them as a man-hunting killer (cheers Jaws & The Shallows!) Shark populations are declining across the globe, with some species declining by 90% in the past few years. As the APEX predator they control the species below them, without them we will see a huge decline in the health of coral reefs - affecting the livelihoods of over 120 million people in the coral triangle alone. Fortunately in Komodo, sharks are protected and this is evident in the diving we do here.

The week is also a great opportunity for us to engage with the community and talk to them about shark species in Indonesia and as well as other marine life seen in the Komodo National Park.



The week started with a bang! We had a group of students from SD & SMP Warloka join us on the sno…

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