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.
Wednesday morning, a shark tagging team spotted a 12-to-14 foot Great White shark off the coast of Chatham.
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.
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.
Scientists tracking a couple of Great White Sharks that spent part of the summer off Cape Cod say the sharks have turned up off the coast of Florida.
The scientists with OCEARCH thought the first shark they caught was big, until then they hooked number 2; a 16-foot, 3500-lb. female Great White.
Researchers on Cape Cod are celebrating a “monumental leap forward in the science of the great white shark.”