OCEARCH Catches and Releases Nearly Half Dozen Great Whites Off Cape Cod

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The ocean research group OCEARCH landed a 14-foot 2-inch, 2,300 lb. immature female Great White Shark yesterday off the coast of Cape Cod.  It’s the fifth female white shark they’ve caught since beginning their research campaign two and a half weeks ago.     I spoke with OCEARCH founder Chris Fischer today and he notes that this is their 17th expedition to capture, study, tag, and release great white sharks, and they’ve really had to change their tactics…..MORE


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