Blacktip Sharks Annual Migration

Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016

Blacktip Sharks Annual Migration

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water… Tens of thousands of blacktip sharks have been spotted in South Florida’s water as they search for warmer waters and food.  The sharks normally appear in the area in mid-January and remain for around two months, reported The Sun Sentinel.   Stephen Kajiura, professor of Biological Sciences at Florida Atlantic University,  studied the ocean from a plane Friday and recorded thousands of sharks off Palm Beach, some just yards from the coast.  “All the little dots, every single one of those is a shark, “ Kajiura said.  “Palm Beach has always been a hot spot for whatever reason”.  

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