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I was reading about the sharks strong sense of smell ( Shark senses - @EnhancedLearning.com ) and wondered if any research has been done into what they don't like the smell of?

Is there any material that they don't like being near and would stay away from?

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    $\begingroup$ Could you provide a link to what you were reading? $\endgroup$
    – Ebbinghaus
    Apr 15 '16 at 21:48
  • $\begingroup$ Shark senses-@EnhancedLearning.com . Maybe they could mix a deterent into surfboard wax or wetsuits (: $\endgroup$
    – Technetium
    Apr 16 '16 at 2:44
  • $\begingroup$ I don't think one can easily determine what smell sharks don't like. You know, you can't easily find whether a shark turned around from something because it didn't like its smell or it wasn't interested in it, especially tiger sharks ;) $\endgroup$ Apr 16 '16 at 14:53
  • $\begingroup$ @another'Homo sapien' , if I could name one I wouldn't need to ask the question? With the advances in biotechnology and other areas in recent decades it is more than possible that we could make something that deters sharks, I think to say it doesn't exist or can't be done is very narrow minded (with all due respect it's figure of speech) . $\endgroup$
    – Technetium
    Apr 17 '16 at 2:04
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    $\begingroup$ @another 'Homo sapien' I was just guessing with the puffer fish I , agree this is going a bit off topic from the O.P, thank for the input anyway (: $\endgroup$
    – Technetium
    Apr 17 '16 at 8:11

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