‘BE­CAUSE IT TAKES SOME SALTY GUYS

TO CATCH A , POUND WHITE SHARK.’

Canadian Geographic - - DISCOVERY -

Chris Fis­cher, founder of Ocearch, tells the Globe and Mail about a project that en­listed the help of lo­cal fish­er­men to catch and tag no­to­ri­ously elu­sive great white sharks off the coast of Nova Scotia in fall 2018. “Sci­en­tists can’t catch what they study,” says Fis­cher. “That’s why we don’t have a good data set.” Ocearch tagged six sharks in to­tal, and re­searchers will use the col­lected data to learn more about the fish and how many in­habit Cana­dian wa­ters.

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