2.0 Shark Deterrent Band - Midnight/Bimini
Sharkbanz 2.0 Shark Deterrent Band is a device aimed at reducing risk when swimming with predatory sharks with magnets that Read more...
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Sharkbanz 2.0 Shark Deterrent Band is a device aimed at reducing risk when swimming with predatory sharks with magnets that don't require charging. Sharkbanz do this by temporarily interfering with their magneto-reception mechanism that sharks (and other fishes of the Elasmobranch Sub-Class) use to navigate. In a shark this biological mechanism is routed in the peculiar sensing organ that is the Ampulae of Leorenzini.
The functional idea is that sharks can experience the same sensory-overload that humans can experience from loud music or bright lights. It seems simple, and chucking a big ol magnet in a waterproof watch housing is how they've done it, so really, it is quite simple.
Bear in mind that you're carrying around a big magnet that will affect things as per a standard magnet, therefore keep it away from any device with magnetic storage - so things like credit cards, disk drives etc. With this in mind we recommend any Diver using a dive computer, in combo with a Sharkbanz band, to put the Sharkbanz on their ankle to reduce any chance of damage or interference with technical dive instruments. Majority of your dive equipment is manufactured in brass, which is not magnetic, so majority of dive equipment is not affected but we don't suggest you toy with fate.
Lets address the elephant in the room: do these work? There's plenty of research to suggest it works and they've got a tonne of videos suggesting that, and there are peer-reviewed journals on such - what's great about the journals is all the research is focused on reducing by-catch  ! At the end of the day, for an Australia citizen, the chances of being attacked by a shark are essentially 0, technically they are 1 in 3,748,067 (0.02^10-7%) so it's probably safe to assume that these things work well enough to minimise that chance even further.
While we're here it may be worth addressing the possibility of being attacked by a shark while using shark deterrent items that rely on sensory diversion (either by magnets, EMP, chemically or with camouflage). These are deterrence devices, that is to say they deter. I'm deterred by getting fat but I eat plenty of fast food... Sharkbanz do not suggest 100% mitigation and don't suggest they do. The problem we face is that in today's society, even if it does work, the liability involved with suggesting such a thing makes simply suggesting an act of futility.
Sharkbanz 2.0 Shark Deterrent Band Features
- Constantly Activated- not a pulsing deterrence like electromagnetic equivalents.
- No Charging Required
- 100m Depth Rating
- Wear on Ankle or Wrist
- Delivered in magnetically shielded packaging - making it safe for travel - TSA approved.
- Brand: Sharkbanz
- Product: 2.0 Shark Deterrent Band - Midnight/Bimini
- Our Price: $139.99
- SKU: SHARKBANZ-2-MB
- Barcode: 765857606255
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