Rare South Florida Great White Shark sighting

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July 12, 2011

A GREAT White shark spotted by a diver in South Florida made the news last week as sharks earned protection from commercial fishing in Bahamian waters.

Great Whites are a rare sight in the balmy Bahamian sea, and have never been known to attack in the Bahamas, although there have been rare sightings.

In the video filmed by a diver spearfishing in Sebastian Inlet, Brevard County, and posted on video website YouTube, the juvenile Great White appears in murky waters at a depth of around 170ft and turns to swim away apparently uninterested in the diver.

Liz Karan, manager of the Pew Environment Group's global shark conservatio ...

By MEGAN REYNOLDS
Tribune Staff Reporter
mreynolds@tribunemedia.net

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News date : 07/12/2011    Category : Animals/Pets, Tribune Stories

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