More Sharks to Track

While Dr. Barbara Block’s team from Stanford University is tagging and tracking sharks in the Northern Pacific (see prior blog), Chris Fischer and his team from History Channel’s Shark Wranglers are tracking great white sharks off the coast of Cape Cod…home of “Jaws.” You can track these sharks by visiting Ocearch.org.

A great white shark named "Genie" being outfitted with a GPS tracker off the coast of Cape Cod. Image taken by Gretchen Ertl, NY Times.

The goal of this research is to gather data to help protect the animals by learning more about their breeding and migratory habits.

Sources:

The NY Times and Ocearch.org

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