Most associate Great White Sharks with the waters of New England and California. There have long been stories from local Charter Captains of close encounters with Great Whites in the Florida Keys. These stories usually stayed within the local fishing docks and were not known widely. With the more recent availability of digital cameras aboard the boats and social networks to … Read more
She’s been spending the winter mostly in the Lower Keys, but by summer, she’ll most likely be back in Cape Cod like any snowbird, except she’s a 12-foot, 1,668-pound female great white shark named Miss Costa. This has been her second season visiting the Keys, according to shark research organization Ocearch. In 2016, Miss Costa showed up … Read more
You may have heard about the Whale Shark on a popular dive spot the sunken U.S. Coast Guard cutter Duane in Key Largo in December. Here is another large shark, a Great White Shark, in Islamorada, but you probably won’t see many divers swimming with this one.