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A shark tagging boat off Chatham. (Photo Credit: Christina Hager)

Officials Hold ‘Shark Summit’ To Keep Beaches Open And Safe Next Summer

After several shark sightings last summer, officials are brainstorming ways to keep Massachusetts beaches open and safer in the future.

10/24/2012

OCEARCH off the coast of Cape Cod

Researchers Begin Great White Shark Expedition Off Cape Cod

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.

09/12/2012

(Photo Credit: George Breen - CapeCodSharkHunter.com)

Chatham Beaches Closed After Shark Sightings

Officials in Chatham have closed all eastern, open ocean-facing beaches because of increased reports from fishermen of sharks nearby.

08/29/2012

Crew from OCEARCH tags a great white shark.

Shark Trackers To Tag Great Whites Off Cape Cod

The crew on the 125 foot research vessel OCEARCH travels the globe to tag great white sharks and learn about them.

08/09/2012

(Photo Credit: George Breen - CapeCodSharkHunter.com)

Cape Cod Beaches To Publish Shark Picture Books

Beaches on the Cape Cod National Seashore will have picture books to help beach-goers pick sharks out of a lineup.

08/06/2012

(Photo Credit: George Breen - CapeCodSharkHunter.com)

18-Foot Shark Spotted, Tagged Off Chatham Coast

Crews tagged an 18-foot great white shark off the Cape Cod coast on Friday.

07/29/2012

(Photo credit: Carl De Souza/AFP/GettyImages)

Felger & Mazz: Fear The Sharks!!!

Michael Felger discusses the dangers of great white sharks off Cape Cod, while Mazz and Bertrand have some fun.

07/19/2012

(Photo Credit: WBZ-TV via AP Photo/Shelly Negrotti)

Basking Shark, Not Great White, May Have Chased Kayaker Off Cape Beach

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.

07/10/2012

(Photo Credit: WBZ-TV via AP Photo/Shelly Negrotti)

Kayaker On Close Call With Shark Off Cape Beach: ‘I Got Lucky’

Walter Szulc was brave enough to return to Nauset Beach Monday, two days after the scare of a lifetime.

07/09/2012

A sand tiger shark. (File Photo Credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Likely Sand Shark Spotted Off NH Beach

A shark sighting at a New Hampshire beach prompted a swimming ban on Monday.

07/09/2012

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