So many great white sharks are swimming around Nova Scotia right now and some of them are huge

There are so many great white sharks swimming around Nova Scotia right now, and some of them are absolutely huge, weighing over 1,000 pounds and measuring over 10 feet long!

Shark research organization OCEARCH has tagged so many great whites and lets you track them as they swim along the eastern seaboard of North America throughout the year.

Now that it’s summer, many aquatic animals have made their home in the waters of Atlantic Canada.

Martha, a 7-foot-long, 184-pound young female, last sounded June 27 in the Bay of Fundy off Grand Manan Island between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

Tancook, a young man who is over 9 feet tall and weighs 715 pounds, was last interviewed June 26 in Mahone Bay. It’s just off the south coast of Nova Scotia, near Halifax.

OCEARCH tweeted that it has traveled nearly 8,000 kilometers from Nova Scotia to Florida and back north in the 167 days since it was first tagged.

Keji, a young man who is over 9 feet long and weighs 578 pounds, was last stroked June 26 while swimming near Tancook.

Hali, a 10-foot-long young female who weighs nearly 700 pounds, last sounded June 26 off the southwestern tip of the province near Lockeport.

Crystal, a 10-foot, 460-pound juvenile female, was last stung on June 30 and she is swimming close to fellow great white shark Hali.

“This is the first time we’ve seen where she spends her summer and fall,” OCEARCH tweeted.

Great white sharks off the east coast of North America typically leave southern waters in May, then arrive in northern waters in early June.

They usually spend the summer and fall around Atlantic Canada because the waters are a “food aggregation” for them before returning south for the winter, according to OCEARCH.

Mahone, a grown man who is 13 feet, 7 inches long and 1,701 pounds, was last interviewed near Sable Island on June 10.

Maple, a subadult female who measures 11 feet, 7 inches and 1,264 pounds, was last hit southwest of Sable Island on June 29.

Ironbound, an adult male who measures 12 feet 4 inches and weighs 998 pounds, last sounded May 25 off the south coast of Nova Scotia.

He led the pack of great white sharks moving north into Canadian waters and was the first to arrive in late May.

“This mature male white shark is an excellent example of site fidelity, returning to the same area of ​​Nova Scotia year after year,” OCEARCH said in a tweet at the time.

If you want to see where these great white sharks roam in Atlantic Canada, OCEARCH has a tracker you can use to track their journeys across the ocean!

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