• Maine July 28, 2022 12:31 pm

    Maine's Popham Beach Reopens After White Shark Sighting

    Popham Beach in Phippsburg, Maine reopened Thursday morning after state officials alerted beachgoers of a confirmed shark sighting just one day prior. The white shark sighting was reported at 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday, according to an alert from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry. Department officials warned Popham Beach State Park visitors of the sighting Wednesday at 6:09…

  • shark sighting July 8, 2022 12:37 pm

    12-Foot Great White Shark Tracked Off the Coast of Maine

    A third white shark was tracked off Maine’s coast this season, experts said. A 12-foot adult male called Bobby E, the shark, also known as a great white shark, was detected this week in the waters of Casco Bay near Harpswell and Bailey Island, NBC affiliate News Center Maine reported. That’s near the site of Maine’s only known deadly...

  • Maine June 21, 2022 10:49 am

    Shellfish Attitude in Lobster Land: Maine Oysters Boom

    Maine is producing more oysters than ever due to a growing number of shellfish farms that have launched off its coast in recent years. The state’s 2021 oyster harvest was the largest and most valuable in its history, according to recent data from the Department of Marine Resources in Maine. The state’s haul of oysters, the vast majority of...

  • Maine June 9, 2022 8:36 pm

    Buoys Deployed to Track for White Sharks off Maine's Coast

    Marine scientists have deployed buoys to provide real-time detection of sharks off the Maine coast for the first time. Scientists have used shark-detecting buoys off both coasts to get an idea of where sharks might come into contact with swimmers. They’ve been used off California and Massachusetts in recent years. University of New England students and a scientist from the...

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