Cape great white is new to researchers

The first great white shark seen in Cape Cod waters this year was photographed eating a seal off Monomoy Monday.

Shark researchers with the the Mass. Division of Marine Fisheries and Atlantic White Shark Conservancy captured dramatic images and underwater video of an 11-foot great white shark feasting on its prey.

The female shark has not been previously identified and is “new and now part of the population study,” according to a tweet from the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.

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Jessica Hathaway

Jessica Hathaway is the editor in chief of National Fisherman. She has been covering the fishing industry for 13 years, serves on the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute’s Communications Committee and is a National Fisheries Conservation Center board member.

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