New England Great Whites Headed South

It’s been a while since I’ve written about the great white shark presence off the coast New England, and I’m a little behind on the story now.  According to the Cape Cod Times, eight white sharks have been tagged off the coast of Cape Cod…

This Post is Full of Awesome

Two awesome things in this post: first, a family near Provincetown, Mass. captured footage of a great white feeding on a seal right off the beach.  Bonus: this clip is from channel 12 in Rhode Island. Secondly, my good friend Ben is blogging his adventures…

New England Sharks Still Sharkin’ Around

The hits just keep coming from Cape Cod (and Underwater Times).  I almost can’t keep up with all the Carcharodon carcharias-related news coming out of my old motherland. The first successful tagging of one of this year’s great whites happened over the weekend off of…

Shark News Briefs

Not really a true post, but there are a couple noteworthy shark-related items available on the internet today that I wanted to make people aware of. First off, in response to my post on the general lack of trustworthiness in dolphins, David over at Southern…

Cape Cod Great Whites on the Beach

The Dorsal Fin has posted a story from Cape Cod on yet another confirmed sighting of a large great white hanging out in shallow water.  It also has a nifty little video showing interviews with swimmers and lifeguards at the beach, and the reaction to…

AES Day 1

The first official day of talks wrapped up today, followed by a pretty sweet social at the Roger Williams Park Zoo.  I’ll run down some of the more interesting stuff I heard about today in relatively short form below.

First New England Great White of 2010

I’m headed back up to my motherland of Rhode Island next week for the Joint Meeting of Icthyologists and Herpetologists (mainly because of the heavy AES presence there), and it seems the great whites are going to be there to greet me.  The first New…

New England Great Whites Return

Here’s an incredibly timely news item, given that my last post was a little Carcharodon carcharias humor and I’m watching “Expedition Great White” as I write this.  Last summer five great whites were tagged with satellite tracking tags as they hung out right off the…