In September, Skomal attached electronic tags to five great whites off Cape Cod to track their winter migration. Yesterday, Skomal said his preliminary analysis suggests that great whites spend most of their time in waters ranging from 59 to 67 degrees.
Jim Horna, Chatham’s marine operations supervisor, said the waters around Lighthouse Beach have warmed more rapidly this year and currently range from 58 to 64 degrees — right in the temperature span that great whites are known to like most.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Just in Time for the 4th of July!
What would the mayor of Amity (Martha's Vineyard) do?
This morning's Boston Globe reports:
Sorry, not theater related, but I like Jaws and always remember one of takeaways from it was "these waters are too cold for a Great White." Not anymore.