First Great White Caught, Tagged & Released off Cape Cod

Great White shark, Photo courtesy/Wikimedia Commons

CBS News: The end of summer brings relief for some in Cape Cod after the area saw an increased number of shark sightings in the last few months as well as the first great white attack in Massachusetts since 1936. Now, a new mission is underway to learn more about the sharks’ habits.

For the first time last week, a group of fisherman and scientists successfully caught, spot-tagged and released a white shark in the North Atlantic ocean, off Cape Cod.

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