Are there sharks in Indonesian waters?
Short answer; Yes, there are sharks in Bali. There is a great deal of White Tip and Black Tip Reef Sharks around the reefs of Nusa Dua and Padang Bai, but they are pretty shy and no threat to humans.
Are there sharks near Indonesia?
Located in the heart of the coral triangle, Indonesia is home to a huge variety of sharks and many of them are endemic (i.e. species that can only be found in Indonesia!). However, Indonesia is also the world’s largest shark fishing nation – they catch more sharks per year than any other country in the world!
Does Indonesia have great white sharks?
‘One source includes Indonesia as a “probable” region for white sharks because the species is well-documented north and south of Indonesia,’ he said. Sharks are cold-blooded but great white sharks have specialised vessels allowing them to hunt in both cold and warm water, experts have said.
Is it safe to swim in the ocean in Bali?
Parts of Bali’s coastline – mostly the southwest part extending from Kuta to Canggu – have dangerous rip tides and undertows. At certain times of the day and year, red flags are erected on dangerous beaches. … These beaches are safe to swim in, as are beaches with no flags in sight.
Are there crocodiles in Bali?
Are there crocodiles in Bali? While there are saltwater crocodiles in Indonesia, there are no established populations in Bali. These are one of the most dangerous animals in the world, however, they cause no real threat in Bali.
Are there sharks in Lombok?
Lombok’s fishermen have for many years caught a wide variety of sharks such as the legendary Hammerhead and White Tip Reef Sharks for food, and it is only recently that many have changed from catching them, to showing them to visitors in one of the few true eco-adventure tourism ventures on Lombok.
What sharks are in the Java Sea?
The pigeye shark or Java shark (Carcharhinus amboinensis) is an uncommon species of requiem shark, in the family Carcharhinidae, found in the warm coastal waters of the eastern Atlantic and western Indo-Pacific.