Shark Summer

By Francis Yupangco 6 years agoNo Comments


It is has not been that long since I last wrote about a shark attack incident in North Carolina. Although shark attacks are extremely rare, there have been a steady stream of high profile attacks this summer. On Friday, a North Carolina man was bitten by a shark while swimming with his three children and another adult. They were swimming about a mile north of the Avon pier around noon. While trying to get the children to shore safely, the man was attacked in his leg and lower back. The injuries are not reported to be life threatening. This is the fifth shark attack in North Carolina this summer. MORE

  Fish, Science

 Francis Yupangco

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Francis is a marine biologist with an MBA and over 20 years of professional aquarium experience. Francis is the former Aquatic Development Manager at Hagen USA., makers of Fluval brand aquarium products. He co-stars on Nat Geo WILD's reality TV series Fish Tank Kings where he is the resident "Fish Geek" and was Director of Marketing at Living Color Aquariums. He is an avid explorer having visited over 45 countries and lived in 7. At 17, he was among the youngest aquarists ever hired by the Vancouver Aquarium, where he worked for 7 years. His aquatic biology experience ranges from larval fish rearing to the design, construction and operational management of renowned public aquariums around the world. Francis is currently head of marketing at the world's largest vertically integrated fish farming company.

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