We have a wealth of information on sharks and shark attacks here at the Museum, but here are some of the most common topics that we’ve been asked.

Tips to help keep you and your family safe this summer:

Five ways to minimize the chance of being bitten by a shark

Gavin Naylor, director of the Florida Program for Shark Research at the Florida Museum of Natural History, provides five tips to avoid the chance of being bitten by a shark.

How to avoid shark attacks

While the chance that you will be bitten by a shark is very small, you can take steps to minimize your risk. Ten-year-olds Luke and Sophia created this video to help you stay safe in the water.