Brave Divers Remove Hooks From Sharks

Now watching

Next video starts in : 7 Play

Brave Divers Remove Hooks From Sharks

Brave Divers Remove Hooks From Sharks
Replay video
Up next

Injured Climbers Airlifted From Everest Base Camp After Avalanche Triggered By Nepalese Earthquake

Unlock your personal NFL Now stream by signing in to

Brave Divers Remove Hooks From Sharks

by Barcroft TV 1:14 mins

Brave Divers Remove Hooks From Sharks

by Barcroft TV 1:14 mins

A diver sedates a shark by flipping it upside down to remove a hook protruding from its mouth. Friends Cameron Nimmo and Randy Jordan have made it their mission to help sharks that have been pierced with fishing hooks and remove them from their mouths, noses, and bodies. The hooks are often left in the sharks after being caught and released by fishermen. The pair, who go by the name Shark Addicts, came across a 6ft Silky shark while swimming off the coast of Jupiter in Florida, USA earlier this month. During the encounter Randy gently turns the shark upside down while Cameron removes the hook. Randy, who also runs Emerald Charter boat tours, says on average about 75 percent of the ten to twenty sharks they encounter have hooks in them. The pair hope their videos will raise awareness about sharks' precarious position in the ecosystem and show that humans pose more of a threat to them than they do to us. Videographer / Director: Candid, Producer: Samantha Grillo, Editor: Joshua Douglas.

More From

Barcroft TV

Broken News Daily

  1. 1:58

    Waka Flocka Flame To Run For President

  2. 2:08

    Dog Crashes Tractor Onto Highway

  3. 1:38

    Check Out These Business Wetsuits

  4. 2:03

    Mom Eats 15 Pounds of Steak In 20 Minutes

  5. 1:37

    Escaped Zebras On The Loose!

  6. 1:53

    Kenny Loggins Witnesses Emergency Landing

Buzz60 video playlist

  1. 1:21

  2. 1:48

    Teen girl speaks out about being bullied in heartbreaking video

  3. 1:21

    Wisconsin family moving to Colorado for daughter's epilepsy treatment

  4. 1:06

    Heartwarming ad from Pandora shows a mother's touch is one of a kind

  5. 1:20

    Nine indicted in Pappy Van Winkle bourbon heist

  6. 1:50

    Mother sues school district over alleged bullying

Wildlife Footage

  1. 1:29

    Leaping Leopard: Warthog Avoids Leopard Attack

  2. 1:32

    Lion Vs. Hippo: Mother Defends Calf From Lion Attack

  3. 1:20

    'Snap Happy' 8ft Alligator Latches Onto Wrangler's Hand

  4. 0:54

    Fishing With Alligators in Brazil

  5. 0:37

    Caught On Camera: Snake Devours Crocodile after 5 Hour Battle