Tag: sharks

shark flag | Nantucket, MA
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Do You Need a Bigger Boat?

by Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Do you need a bigger boat or just a different mindset? Beaches on Nantucket were closed several times this summer for credible shark sightings. Just Google “Nantucket sharks” and any number of videos from […]

Great White Sharks off Nantucket
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Katharine & Betsey – Great White Sharks Return

• by Dr. Sarah Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station • They’re back! Two great white sharks tagged in 2013 have returned to our waters over the past week. Katharine and Betsy were tagged by scientists with the well-known Massachusetts based shark research group OCEARCH (http://www.ocearch.org/) in August […]