Six Great White Sharks pinged off the Florida Coast
Not one, not two. Not even three… but there have been six Great White Sharks pinged off the Florida coast recently. OCEARCH, an ocean data collection agency, has indicated that a half-dozen of its tagged white sharks have congregated in our waters. The agency’s tracking tool shows four white sharks off the northeastern coast and two more swimming in the southwest ocean region.
They say there’s nothing to worry about. While it may seem uncommon to have so many tracked sharks surfacing in one location, the water temperatures are actually ideal right about now. Three of the sharks found a sweet spot off the coast of Jacksonville, where water temperatures are 65-67 degrees. What is unusual is the amount of sharks the agency is able to track. Recent years have brought more research expeditions, which has allowed them to discover loads of previously unknown information about the species.
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