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Swimmer to Put Electric Shark Shield to Test

by Tsing Mui on August 5, 2011 at 1:31 pm

A shark can pick up a human heart beating close by so it’s helpful to have a deterrent system handy when swimming in ocean waters where they roam.

This summer, 61-year-old distance swimmer Diana Nyad’s team plans to use a system called Shark Shield during her attempt to swim the 100-odd miles from Cuba to the Florida Keys. The tech isn’t new, but it will be put to the test like never before.


Photo: Shark Shield

Posted in Aquatic News by Tsing Mui on August 5th, 2011 at 1:31 pm.

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