Scientific name: Carcharias taurus
While some feel the appearance of a Grey nurse shark is a scary event – actually, diving with a grey nurse shark, while exhilirating, is not dangerous. The grey nurse shark is a timid creature, and great to photograph. Wouldn’t you love to have your picture with this grey nurse shark?
Unlike some parts of the world, that attract sharks to an area, we don’t feed the Grey Nurse to attract them, we don’t interupt them at all, it’s all totally natural, no wonder divers like diving with them. Grey Nurse Sharks
Check this extended version of Grey Nurses and see how close they come!
Now the grey nurse shark can move fast – normally the grey nurse shark makes slow and deliberate moves. It is important when diving with them, to move slowly and stay low as to not scare them away. If you are careful, you could be surrounded by 20 of these magnificient beasts at one time.