With some 40 species of shark calling Hawaii's waters home, scientists are seeing new animal behavior around every corner. Hopping from island to island, uncover surprising moments of cooperation, rarely seen hunting tactics and striking insights into these predators. Meet the Whitetip reef shark, Whale shark, Tiger shark and more through the lens of remote sensor cameras and drone technology.
Under the waves and tropical sun, each of Hawaii's Volcanic Islands host a unique ocean landscape teeming with biodiversity. But one predator reigns supreme – the shark. With 40 species of shark calling these warm waters home, scientists are seeing new animal behavior around every corner. Whitetip reef sharks "sleep" in tight volcanic tunnels, while in the Deep Water, everything is on the menu for the hunting Tiger shark, from birds to Humpback whales.
Producer: Bill Murphy, Janet Hess, Kevin Bachar, Paul Atkins, Alex Werjefelt
Executive Producer: Fred Kaufman, Ivo Filatsch, Sabine Holzer
Production Company: Pangolin Pictures; Thirteen Productions LLC; Terra Mater Factual Studios
Copyright Year: 2021
Director: Pangolin Pictures, Thirteen Productions LLC, Terra Mater Factual Studios
Narrator: Scott Brick
Writers: Kevin Bacha
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 60 minutes
Subtitle Languages: English (SDH)
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen