Large, sleek and solitary, Detour is an aloof female Bull Shark frequenting the Shark Reef Marine Reserve.  Detour’s imposing physique and quiet assertiveness make her an impressive female and a Shark Star.


  • FAQ

    Detour was name for having the posterior margin of her first dorsal fin curving in, then out, then back in, making a "detour". She is also unusually dark in color with a striking black-and white pattern on her underside.

    Detour has been visiting SRMR since 2007, and is one of our older and bigger sharks with a possible age of approx. 25-30 years and a length of more than 2.5m.

  • Behavior

    Detour avoids all contact with divers and does not hand feed; instead, she belongs to our tribe of specialized aerialists and will actively assert dominance mid-water.

  • 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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