Shark Conservancy Tags First Great White of 2022 Season

A shark tagged by Dr. Skomal in 2017.

CHATHAM – The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy recently tagged its first great white shark of the 2022 season near Chatham. 

In a recent video shared by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy on Friday, July 15, the shark can be seen in the water off the Chatham north inlet. 

Dr. Greg Skomal, a shark biologist with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, tagged the shark. The animal was estimated to be about 12-feet long.  

Head to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Twitter page to watch a video of the tagging

Listen to the full Sunday Journal interview with Brian Carlstrom, Superintendent of the Cape Cod National Seashore to learn more about being Shark Smart this summer

By Brian Engles, NewsCenter. 

About Brian Engles

Brian Engles is a longtime local of the Cape. He studied Film & TV at Boston University and in addition to his role at Cape Cod Broadcasting Media, he also works as a music instructor and records original songs.
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