Crossword Genius

Society pays attention to water borne danger (6)


I believe the answer is:


I'm a little stuck... Click here to teach me more about this clue!

'water borne danger' is the definition.
I can't tell whether this definition defines the answer.

'society pays attention' is the wordplay.
'society' becomes 's' (common abbreviation in names of organisations).
'pays attention' becomes 'harks' (I've seen this in another clue).

'to' acts as a link.

Can you help me to learn more?

(Other definitions for sharks that I've seen before include "Feared fishes, may be basking or hammerhead" , "Large carnivorous fish" , "Voracious sea fish" .)

I've seen this clue in The Irish Times.
Want a hint initially instead of a full solution? Install my app