Reasonably than really feel afraid, Moore is exhilarated.
The ocean-lover works for tour operator Florida Shark Diving and free-dives with the apex predator 4 occasions every week – on common.
With digicam in tow, he is offering a singular snapshot of the scary species.
He advised 9news.com.au bull sharks are one of the vital misunderstood animals on the planet.
“Bull sharks have a repute as a fierce and aggressive predator however in clear water, I discover them to be one of many best sharks to work together with,” he stated.
“They’re very clever, calm, and an absolute pleasure to spend time with.
“They’re undoubtedly a really misunderstood predator.”
In 2022, Moore had an encounter with a really giant feminine bull shark – measuring greater than 2.4-metres and over 315 kilograms – that went viral.
He says it was “a really memorable encounter on an extended listing of memorable moments”.
“It got here up from the deep ledge and clearly dwarfed the opposite bull sharks we had round on the time,” he stated.
”She was calm and assured and fed the meals I provided with minimal hesitation. She clearly did not view me as a menace.
“I am guessing that she was pregnant as effectively primarily based on her dimension and the form of her stomach.
“It was additionally late summer time when they’re heading inshore to pup.”
In Australia, bull sharks are within the “high three” goal species concerned in probably the most severe bites – together with nice whites, and tigers.
Australian Museum says the bull shark “is among the few sharks which might be probably harmful to individuals and might be accountable for a lot of the shark assaults in and round Sydney Harbour.
Whereas Moore acknowledges this, he stated it isn’t been his expertise with the animals.
“Virtually all detrimental interactions with bulls are possible a case of mistaken id in murky water, or a contest state of affairs whereas spearfishing.
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“That stated, they’re nonetheless apex predators, and I’m not suggesting swimming with them with out shark expertise or with out a skilled information.”