Second thank you to AMNH

A second thank you to the AMNH, this time to the research staff. Thank you so much for you assistance yesterday. Researching evidence from the 1916 attacks for our upcoming shark week documentry! Thank you again!!!!

The 1916 Attacks Didn’t End in Matawan Creek

By Robert J. Heyer For years it has been assumed that the 1916 shark attacks in New Jersey ended on July 12th in Matawan Creek, but it appears this is not the case. On the following day of July 13 three incidents would take place within 11 miles of each other. The first incident occurred … Continue reading The 1916 Attacks Didn’t End in Matawan Creek

Mauve Jellyfish Alert

The mauve jellyfish continues this week to be a nascence at the Jersey Shore. Stings have been reported from Atlantic City to Sandy Hook. Lifeguards should be on the lookout for the Mauve Jellyfish and prepared to render first aid to stings. The Mauve Jellyfish is not typically found so close to shore, but the … Continue reading Mauve Jellyfish Alert

Shark and Dangerous Marine Life Incident Investigation Course

NJSAF will be starting our Shark and Dangerous Marine Life Investigation Course as the summer lifeguard season winds down. Our goal is to have more lifeguards certified as investigators. It is such a specialized field and I want to add to my trainers this year. We lost a great investigator and trainer with the passing … Continue reading Shark and Dangerous Marine Life Incident Investigation Course