Great White Shark Tracked Off Cape Canaveral, Florida

Great White Shark named Teazer

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida – A 10-foot, 9-inch sub-adult male Great White shark that weighs 651 pounds, was tracked swimming off of Cape Canaveral, Florida just after 10 a.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020.

Named ‘Teazer’ by OCEARCH researchers, this Great White shark was tagged on October 3, 2019, off the coast of Lunenberg, Nova Scotia.

Great White Shark named Teazer tracked off of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Great White Shark named Teazer tracked off of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Credit OCEARCH

The great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) population has been growing along the U.S. East Coast, according to a study by NOAA Fisheries.

The study also found that great white sharks occur primarily between Massachusetts and New Jersey during the summer, off Florida during winter, and with a broad distribution along the U.S. East Coast during spring and fall.

To stay up-to-date on the Great White shark’s latest Florida locations, visit the Ocearch tracking map.