10-foot great white shark pinged off Destin coast
By: Kimber Collins, WKRG NEWS 5
Posted: Dec 8, 2022 / 10:48 AM CST
Updated: Dec 8, 2022 / 09:30 PM CST
DESTIN, Fla. (WKRG) — A Great White Shark surfaced in the Gulf of Mexico south of the Destin shore Wednesday morning.
Andromache, a 341-pound sub-adult female breached the water sending location information to ...
Andromache becomes the first shark to transition south for the season pinging in today off the Outer Banks! Last year she also made the move early, reaching the Outer Banks by the end of October. It'll be interesting to see if Andromache continues her journey south or if she will stop in North Carolina for a bit.
We just passed the Fall Equinox and factors such as the seasons ...
This weekend we've been looking back on one of OCEARCH's most famous sharks, Mary Lee.
"When we tagged Mary Lee and she proceeded to travel up and down the east coast and people tracked her and fell in love with her, it created interest in OCEARCH at a radical scale. Mary Lee saved OCEARCH. Everything that we have learned since then likely would have never occurred without her ...
Andromache is still hanging out in the Bay of Fundy! She’s been swimming in this region for the past 2 weeks.
We met this female sub-adult white shark in August 2020 off Cape Cod, MA and she’s traveled over 10,500 miles since!
Track Andromache on the OCEARCH Global Shark Tracker: https://www.ocearch.org/tracker/detail/andromache
📸: Chris Ross
July 29, 2022
When sharks are present in an ecosystem it is a positive sign of ocean health and abundance. As apex predators with diverse prey, sharks help prevent one species from monopolizing in a region, which then allows the overall diversity within an ecosystem to increase. Studies of marine areas with and without apex predators show ...