11-foot, 1,600-pound great white shark pinged off Florida coast
PENSACOLA, Fla. - Acadia is on the move!
OCEARCH says the female shark pinged off the Florida Keys. She had recently made an appearance near Cape Canaveral.
Acadia is nearly 11-feet long and weighs just over 1,600 pounds.
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"1,602 lbs female #whiteshark ‘Acadia’ made an appearance off of #CapeCanaveral #Florida and is now visiting the #FloridaKeys," OCEARCH wrote on Sunday in an update on Facebook.
Since being studied and tagged in Nova Scotia back in September, OCEARCH says she’s traveled more than 2,200 miles southbound.
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According to its Facebook page, OCEARCH is a "non-profit organization and a recognized world leader in generating critical scientific data related to tracking and biological studies of large apex predators such as great white sharks and other keystone marine species."
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