VIDEO: Tracking great whites

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Want to track the path of a 16-foot, 3,400-pound great white shark? Navigate to the Ocearch website.

In 2010, Soundings told you about Chris Fischer’s effort to study the great white shark by tagging them with GPS tracking devices.

CNN recently reported on the movements of a shark Ocearch tagged last September off Cape Cod, Mass., and its wanderlust is pretty impressive. The shark made its way to Florida and now has been tracked off North Carolina.

Click play to watch the CNN report.

The goal is to find out where great whites breed so those areas can be protected, according to Fischer.

Click play to watch an example of the tagging.