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Tagged great white shark pings in off the Maldives

By | March 6th, 2013|Tour Happening's|

One of the satellite-tagged Great White Sharks, nicknamed Kathryn, who was originally tagged in False Bay on the 16th of April 2012, has just pinged in at a region called the Chagos Archipelago (near the Maldives), to the south-west of India. Kathryn is a mature, female Great White Shark of about 4.5 metres (15 ft) in length, and weighing in at around 1102 kilograms (2430 lbs). It has been a while since Kathryn has been seen in the False Bay area, but we are hoping to have her join us on one of our shark cage diving trips this season. Tagged Great White Shark pings in off the Maldives Picture showing Kathryn's movement from the Ocearch Global Shark Tracker website. Here is some info about our trips for you to read. ———————————————————————————————————————————————- Simon’s Town is just 40min from Cape Town and the base from where our boat departs [...]

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Tagged Great White Shark Killed Off Mozambique

By | October 25th, 2012|Tour Happening's|

A Great White Shark named Brenda Fassie, who was tagged in Mossel Bay around 7 months ago, made its way along the coast up to Mozambique where she was caught in a gill net and died. The online Ocearch Global Shark Tracker showed that Brenda's satellite tag had been transmitting signals from a village in southern Mozambique for a period of nearly two weeks. At the end of last month, based on dots showing where signal was transmitted from, Brenda swam around the Mozambique Channel. On October 4, she was near the shoreline and a line from this point shows her tag was moved to an area near the village of Quissico in the Inhambane area of Mozambique. A number of dots plotted in the village show how her tag has moved around daily. When zoomed in on, the map shows that at 5.53am on Wednesday, the tag transmitted a [...]

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