Great White Goes on Spring Break in Florida

Author:
Updated:
Original:
great_white_sharkx860

A 1,668-pound female great white shark has been spotted off the coast of Panama City, Florida, which is a rare occurrence and is giving researchers more information about great white shark behavior.

The shark, nicknamed Miss Costa by researchers from OCEARCH, a great white shark organization, was tagged off Nantucket, Massachusetts, in 2016.

Although great whites are known to visit the Gulf of Mexico, little is known about their behavior there, so the visit by Miss Costa has researchers pretty excited.

You can read more about the shark at geek.com

Related

Great_White_Shark_(14730762278)

What’s On The Menu At The White Shark Café?

Scientists have been trying to figure out why California’s great white sharks take a month every year to travel to an empty spot in the Pacific Ocean that’s halfway toHawaii. A recent research expedition revealed that there might be a lot on the menu there for the sharks to eat. READ MORE