• sharks July 28, 2023 2:54 pm

    New research finds proof this area is a major white shark hot spot

    Enough white sharks are now visiting Cape Cod that researchers are calling it one of the world’s largest hot spots for the apex predator. About 800 white sharks swam through the Cape Cod area from 2015 to 2018, according to the new research, published Thursday in the journal Marine Ecology Progress Series. It used a first-of-its-kind population survey for white…

  • Cape Cod July 24, 2022 10:30 pm

    Shark Sightings Pile Up Off Coast of Cape Cod This Weekend

    More than 15 confirmed shark sightings have been reported off the coast of Cape Cod this weekend. The majority of the 13 sightings on Saturday that were confirmed by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy were along the Outer Cape near North Beach Island and Monomoy Island in Chatham. In addition, one shark was spotted off the coast of Provincetown. Three…

  • sharks June 6, 2022 2:02 pm

    Here's How Many Sharks Have Been Spotted Off Cape Cod Already This Year

    Typically, sharks don’t return to the waters off Cape Cod and the Islands until mid-June. But shark season got off to an early start this year, as about a dozen have already been spotted off the Massachusetts coast. The first confirmed sighting was on Sunday, May 29. A great white shark was spotted near the Great Point Lighthouse on Nantucket….

  • Massachusetts May 30, 2022 10:10 am

    Massachusetts' 1st White Shark of the Season Spotted Off Nantucket

    Sharks have started to return to the Cape and Islands for the summer. Massachusetts’ first white shark sighting of the season was confirmed Monday, Memorial Day, by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy. The animal, also known as the great white shark, was spotted near the Great Point Lighthouse on Nantucket on Sunday. The conservancy’s Twitter page shared a local’s...

  • Massachusetts May 18, 2022 1:53 pm

    App to Provide Verified Sightings of Sharks Off New England

    Shark’s in the water. But is it near swimmers? Soon, New England beachgoers will know. An aquarium and environmental organization are working together to collect better data about shark sightings and help keep people informed of when the animals are nearby. Representatives with the New England Aquarium in Boston and Chatham, Massachusetts-based Atlantic White Shark Conservancy said Wednesday their...

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