Shark Hunters Set to Return to Cape Cod

Photo/Wikimedia Chris Fischer and his crew from the ocean research group OCEARCH will return to Chatham [Massachusetts] in August, hoping to put sophisticated electronic tracking and data-gathering devices on 20 great white sharks.

It’s good news for state shark researcher Greg Skomal, who, as the official holder of the research permit, will also be on board the OCEARCH vessel. Now in his fifth year tagging Cape Cod’s great white sharks, Skomal has been struggling this year to find the money to go back tagging with his local partners, Cape Cod Sharkhunters.

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