Great White Sharks
A report that scientists are calling one of the most comprehensive studies of great white sharks finds their numbers are surging in the ocean off the Eastern U.S. and Canada after decades of decline.
The 12 and a half foot female named Betsy was pulled up on to their research boat Thursday afternoon.
The great white sharks are circling off Cape Cod, but they aren’t biting. That’s both good and bad news for the Ocearch crew tracking them.
Last year, they tagged two sharks. this time, they have enough equipment to tag 20 great white sharks, and special permission from the state to work closer to shore.
The team from OCEARCH worked with Massachusetts state marine biologists to put satellite tags on two great white sharks off the coast of Chatham last September.
Massachusetts residents may soon be able to get their hands on Great White Shark license plates.
A marine biologist from Massachusetts has taken his work to Florida, where he is helping a team tag great white sharks in order to learn about their behavior.
Police asked people to stay out of the water in Jacksonville while the Great White Sharks were around.
The 125-foot vessel called the OCEARCH is anchored three miles off the Chatham shoreline. They use a unique method to tag and track sharks.
The crew on the 125 foot research vessel OCEARCH travels the globe to tag great white sharks and learn about them.