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Are sharks a threat to undersea cables?

Below are points of evidence supporting the fact that sharks are a threat to undersea cables. EVIDENCE 1: The first report of sharks attacking cables came from the Canary Islands in 1985, when sharks'...
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Are sharks a threat to undersea cables?

Sharks are an extremely small threat to undersea cable in regards to others causes as shown in the graphic below (from a report cited in @georgechalhoub's answer). Data Proportion of cable faults by ...
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Will a shark kept in a fish tank have stunted growth?

This article is about goldfish, not sharks, but it's the same urban legend: Goldfish Only Grow to the Size of Their Enclosure There is an element of truth to this, but it is not as innocent ...
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Are 100 million sharks culled per year for safety reasons?

The Australian Marine Conservation Society's web site is http://www.marineconservation.org.au/ . Doing a search for shark cull million on their web site gets as the first hit Government on shark watch ...
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Are sharks primarily hunted for Chinese cuisine?

Yes: the finning trade is estimated to be larger than the commercial shark-meat trade. According to Global catches, exploitation rates, and rebuilding options for sharks; Worm et al.: Clarke et al....
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