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.
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.
The state’s leading shark expert says he’s getting some surprising news from sharks he tagged off the coast of Cape Cod.
Researchers on Cape Cod are celebrating a “monumental leap forward in the science of the great white shark.”
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.
Greg Skomal has deployed sound receivers along Cape Cod, and tagged great white sharks with transmitters so researchers know exactly when the sharks approach the shore.
A Great White shark was spotted off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard Friday morning.