The scientists of OCEARCH tagged ten great white sharks during their 42nd Ocean Research Expedition in the waters off of Nova Scotia.
The OCEARCH scientists managed to take samples from 10 great white sharks, including a massive 12-foot, 1,644-pound mature male, and a gigantic 13-foot, 1,308-pound mature male, according to Boston Herald.
The sharks, including the two gigantic males, and six juveniles, were released back in Nova Scotia waters.
OCEARCH returned to Atlantic Canada for the 4th year to embark on their 42nd Ocean Research Expedition in the waters off of Nova Scotia.
The expedition took place from September 7 – 30, according to a statement released by OCEARCH.
OCEARCH’s Northwest Atlantic White Shark Study is the most comprehensive study of white sharks in the world and includes full health assessments of each shark, microbiological Studies, microplastic-associated toxin exposure, movement, Temperature, and Depth Studies through the use of 3 different tags.