The state’s leading shark expert says he’s getting some surprising news from sharks he tagged off the coast of Cape Cod.
After several shark sightings last summer, officials are brainstorming ways to keep Massachusetts beaches open and safer in the future.
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.
Officials in Chatham have closed all eastern, open ocean-facing beaches because of increased reports from fishermen of sharks nearby.
The crew on the 125 foot research vessel OCEARCH travels the globe to tag great white sharks and learn about them.
Beaches on the Cape Cod National Seashore will have picture books to help beach-goers pick sharks out of a lineup.
Crews tagged an 18-foot great white shark off the Cape Cod coast on Friday.
Michael Felger discusses the dangers of great white sharks off Cape Cod, while Mazz and Bertrand have some fun.
It’s long, has a menacing fin and was last seen shadowing a kayaker Saturday at a Cape Cod beach. But, it may not have been a great white shark after all.
Walter Szulc was brave enough to return to Nauset Beach Monday, two days after the scare of a lifetime.