Shark populations are being decimated worldwide with over 100 million being killed annually largely due to commercial fishing. The Bahamas, with its perfect underwater habitats and ban on long line fishing, is an Eden for sharks – at least for now.

Grisly fame follows the oceanic whitetip shark – often the first scavenger to arrive at sinking ships and downed planes. Despite its reputation as a devourer of humans stranded at sea, this nine-foot long whitetip swam past biologist Wes Pratt without incident.

Shark populations are being decimated worldwide with over 100 million being killed annually largely due to commercial fishing. The Bahamas, with its perfect underwater habitats and ban on long line fishing, is an Eden for sharks – at least for now.