Watch a great white shark measuring over 13 feet and weighing 1,500 pounds being tracked off the coast of South Carolina.

A huge great white shark, over 13 feet tall and weighing 1,500 pounds, has been tracked off the coast of South Carolina.

This shark, known as the Breton, was tracked by ocean research oгɡапіzаtіop Ocearch and lurking about 60 miles offshore from Myrtle Beach on Aug. 2.

Ocearch tags white tigers to learn more about tigers and their behavior – tigers that “ping” tags on their trackers as their dorsal fins approach the surface. June and July off the coast of Florida.

The Breton is part of the North Atlantic great white shark population that swims along the east coast of the United States and Canada. They tend to migrate along routes. It spends summer in the north and winter in the south.

Stock photo shows a great white Breton shark tracked by Ocearch in South Carolina. ANDYTHIRLWELL/GETTY

However, Breton lived in the south much longer than usual this year. And according to Ocearch, this is the longest tagged Great Whites time in the South.

Ocearch said on Facebook that Breton was

“While the rest of us are sending white pings off the northeastern United States or Atlantic Canada, Breton remains in warm water off the southeastern coast of the United States. This is the last time we saw one of our whites further south in the North Atlantic,” Ocearch said on Facebook.

“Usually we observe that our polar bear begins its northward migration from mid-May to June. How Breton copes with warmer water temperatures or if he eventually begins his northern migration journey into Atlantic Canada is a question for the team. Our science is asking We will be watching Breton’s moves closely in the coming weeks.”

Most of Ocearch’s white-tagged boards are off the coast of Canada.

Breton’s Ping in South Carolina may indicate that he finally began his winter journey north.

South Carolina has recorded 107 unprovoked shark attacks since 1837, according to the Florida Museum’s Shark Attack File. It ranks fourth in the state for the number of shark attacks recorded.

However, shark attacks remained a pattern, and while the Breton ambushed near the shore, Its appearance made humans feel a little uncomfortable.

The large bull shark was tagged for the first time by a research group in September 2020. When Ocearch tagged the shark, researchers used a hydraulic platform to lift them out of the water. Then attach a tracker to their body.

Before he spent June and July in Florida, Breton was tracked incredibly close to the North Carolina coast. Scientists believe this is where polar bears go to mate and raise their cubs.

Newsweek has contacted Ocearch for comment.

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