Great white sharks
My name is David ‘Ed’ Edwards.
I am addicted to great white sharks.
They’re the shit.
15 December, 2022
Shark people – I need you!
I'm nearing the end of my Masters (alarmingly if I stop to think about how much work is left) and so the time has come to find participants. Read in full...
25 November, 2022
Ten years ago, we tracked some great white sharks
'Tracking' involves tagging a device to a great white shark and following it around the sea., tracking its movements over time. Read in full...
24 July, 2022
Akulabyte is a separate project through which I'm documenting the progress of my foray into games design, specifically for wildlife sim. Read in full...
9 July, 2022
Fear at the top
Free Willy has been killing Bruce. If that's not sciencey enough for you - Orcas (killer whales and pricks) have been killing great white sharks (the best animal ever). This raises serious questions. Read in full...
27 April, 2021
A great white shark named Nukumi
It's been a while since I shared stories of some of the great white sharks I've worked with, so I figured it'd be worth talking about another who has recently been making headlines. Read in full...
28 February, 2021
Digitising Wildlife – Great white shark 3D photogrammetry, MRes project
Having recently received my marks for my Masters Mini Project, I'm thus able to share the work I undertook - digiting wildlife. Read in full...
1 December, 2020
Oliver Jewell has launched!
I've done a website for long time friend, colleague and fello-shark nut, Oliver Jewell. He does stuff with great white sharks. Go see. Read in full...
29 February, 2020
A great white shark named Bitey
Great white sharks are generally known for biting things, so the name 'Bitey' would generally make sense. In this particular fish's case, it's a little more ironic. Read in full...
17 January, 2020
Interview on BBC Radio… Stoke
Just because it has 'Stoke' in the title doesn't mean it's a lesser version. I mean, strictly speaking it probably does, but just put that to one side for the benefit of my ego. Read in full...
21 October, 2019
A great white shark named Spud
Spud was a great white shark I worked with briefly in Gansbaai, South Africa. What made this shark was special, was that we technically met some ten months before. Read in full...
4 September, 2019
Great white sharks hunting in kelp – more footage and info
Monterey Bay Aquarium released a short film, comprising footage of the white shark we tracked swimming through kelp in South Africa, 2017. It's boss. Read in full...
3 April, 2019
Did you know great white sharks swim through kelp?
Yeah well, they do. It's a fact. Great white sharks swim through kelp. We proved it, incase you were unsure. Read in full...
17 March, 2019
A great white shark named Flag
Flag was a 4.5 metre great white shark, seen in both Gansbaai and Mossel Bay (South Africa) from 2007 to 2009. She was massive and terrifying. Read in full...
20 February, 2019
Great white sharks against cancer
Because not only are white sharks absolute bad asses who generally have no interest in killing humans, but they're actively helping us battle one of the most terrible diseases on the planet. We're welcome! Read in full...
9 January, 2019
Hand drawing a great white shark tutorial
Since great white shark drawings are something I indulge in fairly often for fun/work as it is, I figured it's high time I tried to capitalise on the trillions of people searching Google for how to do the same. Read in full...
17 December, 2018
White Shark Research Priorities – Study and infographic overview
A few weeks back, I was suggested for creating an infographic for an upcoming great white shark research paper (I know right? No accounting for taste these days!). Said paper is now published and well worth your time (especially the infographic). Read in full...
6 June, 2017
Gauging the threat
16 May, 2017
I’m going to poke some sharks.