Environmental News

Gold Coast study finds sharks prefers rivers over canals

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Tuesday, November 27, 2012

An academic on Queensland's Gold Coast says new research challenges the notion that bull sharks like to live close to homes in canal developments.

Dr Jonathan Werry, from Griffith University, says a three-year study, which included tracking bull sharks in the Gold Coast canals, indicates young bull sharks prefer to remain in rivers.

Dr Werry says the river conditions appear more attractive for the sharks.

Read more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-11-26/gold-coast-study-finds-sharks-prefers-rivers-over-canals/4392146