New Jersey. a great white shark has been seen off the New Jersey coast, warns OCEARCH, who reported that the marine animal is called rockyBy West Ironbound Island near Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
OCEARCH, a non-profit marine research group that provides open source data on shark migrationtold CNN that the great white shark is 12 feet, 4 inches long and weighs about 998 pounds.
Ironbound, as the white shark was nicknamed, Weighing nearly 1,000 pounds, was first seen on West Ironbound Island near Lunenburg, Nova Scotia and, according to Live Science, came from a giant fish Jersey Shore After being caught and tagged in October 2019, at around 10:30 pm on April 28.
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“We think mating season is over, and Ironbound is headed north to find a good feeding ground and gain weight again next year,” OCEARCH chief scientist Bob Heuter told CNN.
Live Science, explained that the organization, in an effort to “better understand their elusive migration”, SharkAttaches a SPOT tag to the dorsal fin, which transmits the animal’s location to a satellite, a global positioning device.
Heuter guessed that Ironbound is almost 20 years old and confirmed to CNN that the largest sharks ever tagged by OCEARCH were up to 17.5 feet long and weighing up to 4,000 pounds.
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“(Ironbound) has come and gone several times in Nova Scotia and the Florida Keys from where we found it,” Heuter told the network, speculating The shark has traveled about 13,000 miles Since it was tagged.