Video: great white shark encounter off Ocean City, MD

YouTube user Aaron Caplan documented an encounter with an adult white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) 6 miles off the coast of Ocean City, MD. According to the video description, the shark was estimated at 13′-15′ in length and remained around the boat for approximately an hour. The shark mouthed the boat and engine before eating a chum bag. Caplan and his boatmates fed the shark a yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) carcass, and then it left the area.

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  1. Mark Stuber says:

    re: ” Caplan and his boatmates fed the shark a yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) carcass, and then it left the area.” (Sarcasm)That was a great idea to increase the likelihood that the shark will associate recreational boats with food. Brilliant. (end sarcasm)

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