Shark Visits Increasing Off Cape Cod

Great white shark | Photo by Elias Levy, via Wikimedia Commons

The latest data from a multiyear study found that the number of sharks in waters off Cape Cod appears to be on the rise, according to an article on

Researchers using a plane and boats spotted 147 individual white sharks last summer. That was up slightly from 2015, but significantly more than the 80 individual sharks spotted in 2014, the first year of the study, funded by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.

Read about the increasing number of sharks off Cape Cod.