Great White Shark Tracked Off Cocoa Beach, Florida

COCOA BEACH, Florida – An 8-foot, 6-inch Great White shark weighing over 450 pounds was  tracked off of Cocoa Beach, Florida, just before noon on Saturday, May 26, 2018.

The latest Great White (Carcharodon carcharias) to show up off Florida’s east coast is Savannah, a female Great White shark.

The great white shark population has been growing along the U.S. East Coast, according to a study by NOAA Fisheries.

The study also found that great white sharks occur primarily between Massachusetts and New Jersey during the summer, off Florida during winter, and with a broad distribution along the U.S. East Coast during spring and fall.

To stay up-to-date on Savannah’s latest locations, visit the Ocearch tracking map.

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