Category Archives: Central & South America

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70 People Injured After Piranha Attack in Argentina – #SurfReport

VIA – PEOPLE   By Associated Press 12/26/2013 at 06:00 PM EST n attack by a school of carnivorous fish has injured 70 people bathing in an Argentine river, including seven children who lost parts of their fingers or toes. Director of lifeguards Federico Cornier said Thursday that thousands of bathers were cooling off from … Continue reading 70 People Injured After Piranha Attack in Argentina – #SurfReport

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INCREDIBLE PHOTOS! Surfer Girl Maya Gabeira nearly drowns off Portugal, Possible World Record Waves Surfed #SurfReport #Photos #Brasil

VIA DAILY MAIL UK   Woman surfer nearly drowns as St Jude’s gale creates off Portugal some of the biggest waves to ever be conquered by boards Father-of-two Andrew Cotton, 34, took on the monster waves at Praia do Norte, near Nazare at 8am yesterday Beach known among surfers for huge waves because it picks … Continue reading INCREDIBLE PHOTOS! Surfer Girl Maya Gabeira nearly drowns off Portugal, Possible World Record Waves Surfed #SurfReport #Photos #Brasil

Moonfish Mercury

Mercury fingerprint of Pacific fish points to Asia coal power plants #Fishing #SurfReport

VIA – LA TIMES   Opah, also called moonfish, were one of nine fish species analyzed in a new study that looked at how mercury gets into open-ocean fish and why the levels vary with depth. (C. Anela Choy / University of Hawaii / August 27, 2013)   By Geoffrey Mohan August 28, 2013, 6:15 … Continue reading Mercury fingerprint of Pacific fish points to Asia coal power plants #Fishing #SurfReport

Derek Rabelo Blind surfer

#VIDEO: Blind Surfer Surfs Infamously Dangerous ‘Pipeline,’ Inspiring Documentary Ensues #Inspiration #Aloha #SurfReport

VIA – SPORTS GRID by Matt Rudnitsky | 11:50 am, August 2nd, 2013 Derek Rabelo was born blind, but wanted to become a surfer. He succeeded, and even surfed the infamously dangerous Banzai Pipeline in O’ahu, Hawaii. There’s not much to say here, except that this is an incredible story and you need to watch … Continue reading #VIDEO: Blind Surfer Surfs Infamously Dangerous ‘Pipeline,’ Inspiring Documentary Ensues #Inspiration #Aloha #SurfReport

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What’s the matter, Tongue-Eating Louse got your tongue? #Fishing #Science #Monday #SurfReport

Some Monday’s I feel are torture, but then I look at these little fellows and things seem a lot better… VIA – QuestionableEvolution.com What’s the matter, louse got your tongue? (Cymothoa exigua) Erin ♦ June 20, 2012 ♦ 7 Comments Via: Parasite of the Day Common Name: The Tongue-Eating Louse A.K.A.: Cymothoa exigua Vital Stats: Females … Continue reading What’s the matter, Tongue-Eating Louse got your tongue? #Fishing #Science #Monday #SurfReport

GIANT ORRFISH

Oarfish VIDEO: Rare Giant Fish Spotted In Gulf Of Mexico By Undersea Remote Vehicle #Fishing #Video

  The Huffington Post  |  By Jacqueline Howard Posted: 06/07/2013 2:17 pm EDT  |  Updated: 06/07/2013 2:17 pm EDT A remotely operated vehicle has come face-to-face with the world’s longest-known bony fish — and video footage of the rare encounter has now surfaced on YouTube. Check it out above. The giant oarfish was found in the northern … Continue reading Oarfish VIDEO: Rare Giant Fish Spotted In Gulf Of Mexico By Undersea Remote Vehicle #Fishing #Video