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More than just a cute face, Bum is one the most respected female Bull Sharks frequenting the Shark Reef Marine Reserve.  Her physical attributes and magnetic personality, make Bum a Shark Icon.


  • FAQ

    Bum was one of the first sharks ever named on SRMR back in July 2003.  She was named for her anal fin, which is curled to the left.    She has since broken her caudal fin, and it has healed bent at an angle.

    Bum is one of our oldest and biggest sharks at ~30 years and over 3m.

  • Behavior

    Bum belongs to a special tribe of hand feeders, but can be spotted on the rare occasion hustling around the substrate. 

    Bum appears to enjoy the company of people and her confident nature makes her the perfect subject for those seeking special photo ops.

  • What Is Included

    Virtual Adoption Pack​​ - Files Sent via WeTransfer

    • One Year Adoption

    • A  Welcome Letter 

    • Official, personalised Fijian Shark Adoption Certificate 

    • Photo of Your Shark

    • Personality Card of Your Shark with exclusive details by the Fijian divers and researchers who know Your Shark individually

    • Bull Shark Species Card 

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