New Englanders May Soon See More Great White Sharks
As Cape Cod populations increase, some sharks may be venturing as far north as Maine.
Maine may soon have more sharks in its waters. Nine species currently live in the region, but scientists believe great white sharks (made famous by the movie Jaws) could be making a comeback.
Questions remain over just how many could be moving back into northern waters and how climate change-induced warming waters could impact how long they stay.
New research first reported by the AP suggests great whites may be making Maine a new home. According to James Sulikowski, a scientist at the University of New England, great whites have been known to swim through waters off the coast of Maine, but relatively little data has been available on exactly how many there were or where they