Great White Behavior Studied off Cape Cod

Great White Shark, photo courtesy Wkimedia Commons.

CapeCodOnline: Shark researchers plan to deploy listening posts from Chatham to Truro to try and detect when great white sharks may be getting close to beaches — and to beachgoers.

“Our primary focus is the feeding dynamics between sharks and seals during the time they are close to shore,” said state Division of Marine Fisheries shark researcher Greg Skomal.

The research could produce results Cape swimmers and surfers definitely have a stake in: Why and when great whites venture near beaches.

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