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Lemon Sharks  

Lemon Shark

A brown-yellow coloration provides the Lemon shark a perfect camouflage over sandy coastal habitats, where they are normally found.  The Lemon shark inhabits tropical and sub-tropical environments of the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific oceans. Belonging to the largest order of sharks, the Ground-Sharks (Carcharhiniformes), and a member of the Requiem-Sharks (Carcharhinidae) family, the Lemon Shark
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Introducing Sefano, our marine biologist  

Sefano M. Katz

We would like to introduce our new employee and Marine Biologist Sefano M. Katz and give you a brief summary of what he is doing at Beqa Lagoon Resort. Sefano grew up in Israel along the Mediterranean coast and the Gulf of Eilat. He obtained a B.Sc of marine – and environmental sciences from the
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Diving “Cathedral”  

Cathedral

Diving at Cathedral We have named the site Cathedral, deriving from the greek word kathedra (καθέδρα), meaning seat, bench, base. Beqa Lagoon’s base for shark diving 🙂 The dive is currently available Monday/Wednesday/Friday plus special requests. The two tank dive starts 8:00 AM and ends shortly before lunch at a cost of F$295.00. The use
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Cathedral Conservation & Education  

Erich Ritter PhD

Education & Conservation As we feel that more is better, we have extended our team by one of the most iconic figures in the shark world, Erich Ritter PhD, who is kind enough to supervise our shark conservation efforts and conduct Shark School Fiji, a yearly event, for the first time June 4 – 11,
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Cathedral a Different Approach  

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ECO Tourism To share the possible success of our shark dive we have invited the three villages who are allowed to fish in the area to discuss a possible protection of the site. As of now the area is protected as “Beqa Lagoon Resort Protected Area” and fishing at the site is prohibited. In order
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February 6, 2016

Developing “The Cathedral”  

Tiger Shark Beqa Lagoon Resort

“Tiger Shark Cathedral” There are only a couple of places on this planet where you can dive with the “Sea Tiger” eye to eye, close up and personal – one of these sites is Cathedral, Beqa Lagoon Resort’s own Tiger Shark dive. Cathedral is a once in a lifetime experience – multiple shark species in
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January 28, 2016

Shark School Fiji  

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Erich K Ritter, PhD Behavioral scientist Research Associate, University of West Florida Head, SharkSchool Chairman, Shark Accident Victim Network Investigator, Global Shark Attack File, Shark Research Institute Book Author & public speaker Qualifications 30 years of field research and applied teaching Specialized in shark‐human interaction with special emphasis on accident analysis and reconstruction World’s first
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Six Tiger Sharks  

Tiger Shark feeding

Our dive shop manager Joe and I decided to visit Cathedral on Friday (November 20, 2015). 8:00 am sharp we sat on the boat and after a short ride and an equipment check we jumped in the water – which is now fortunately way warmer after this crazy “El Nino” winter is over – and
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Brad’s great video  

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From October 17-24, 2015 we had the joy of having Brad Tobler and his father with us. Two very nice guys – and they did a great video which they were kind enough to share with us. I watched it and I really liked it – it shows Beqa Lagoon Resort in such a nice,
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