US-CA, US, NA
Public coordinates obscured by 10KM

Description

Great White Shark observed off our observation vessel as part of annual Sharktober naturalist tours lead by David McGuire, Sea Stewards. Each year we conduct whale and wildlife watching tours to the Farallon Islands to watch for sharks and discuss the entire ecosystem.

www.seastewards.org

May. 30, 2012 13:11:17 -0700
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Great White Shark - Photo (c) Jill Matsuyama, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
sharksteward's ID: Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias)
Posted by sharksteward over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Wow, you guys really go that far out to sea?

Posted by kueda about 2 years ago (Flag)
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These sharks aggregate off the Farallon Islands each fall. In the early winter they travel over 2000 miles west and return each year.

Posted by sharksteward about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Cool. The Farallons are about 228 km to the northeast of these coordinates, though, FYI.

Posted by kueda about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Great White Shark - Photo (c) Jill Matsuyama, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
sharksteward's ID: Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias)
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