Researchers have found that between 2015 and 2018, around 800 individual sharks gathered in the waters off Cape Cod.
"All of a sudden, something hit me, and hit my leg hard, and I thought, 'What is that?'" the 77-year-old said of the wobbegong shark. "I was very frightened."
Some scientists anticipate that the predatory fish may change their migratory patterns and begin swimming off the U.K. coast by next summer.
The seal was discovered a day after a local uploaded a video of a shark attacking a sea creature at Nantucket, Massachusetts.
The risk of bites was low even though people and sharks were sharing the same spaces, according to a study.
Footage shows a flurry of shark fins surrounding a dolphin as they tear it apart.
Ironbound the great white shark was tagged by marine researchers at OCEARCH in 2019, and has swum over 15,000 miles in the four years since.
The man's left hand and the back of his left leg were injured before he managed to escape.
In what one child called the "best day ever," the family took around 40 minutes to pull the huge great white shark toward the boat.
The massive 12-foot-long great white shark has been swimming southwards since the summer, having pinged in Nova Scotia in October 2022.
The great white shark that killed the man was estimated to measure around 19 feet in length by fishermen.
"Her presence was awe-inspiring," researcher Riley Elliott said of the 10.5-foot-long great white that was tagged in New Zealand as part of a tracking project.
The adult white shark, which measures more than 12 feet in length and weighs just under 1,200 pounds, "pinged" on November 24.
Up to 250 whales could have been involved in the latest stranding, bringing the total number of beached animals to 500 within just a few days.
Experts tell Newsweek how sharks react when hurricanes strike—and what one 12-footer was doing off the coast of Nova Scotia as Storm Fiona hit last weekend.
Karren Sites was bitten on the arm by a shark at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
"When dealing with top predators like sharks, we also want to act like a predator," said an expert diver.
Alison Towner who has been studying these killings since they began five years ago shared images of the latest kill on Facebook.
Great whites can grow to lengths of more than 20 feet and weigh up to 4,500 pounds.
A South Carolina police officer said one of the swimmers had sustained a "bad bite" to the forearm.
The shark was moving into waters about 40 miles off Virginia, previously pinging off North Carolina's Pamlico Sound and off the coast of South Carolina.
The 13-foot shark, known as "Breton," was previously fitted with a tracking device by marine research organization OCEARCH.
Great whites are classified as a "vulnerable" species, having seen a reduction in population worldwide by up to 49 percent over the last 159 years.
The famous 1,000-pound great white shark has recently pinged off the Canadian coast, at its most northerly location this year so far.
Breton, a huge shark, measuring over 13 feet and weighing almost 1,500 pounds, has been swimming around the state recently.
Freya, an 11-foot shark weighing 883 pounds, was lurking in the shallows off Pea Island, on the outer banks of the state.
The shark was spotted swimming through the water during a fishing trip in Cape Cod Bay this week, surprising those on board.
The huge shark, which weighs almost 1,500lbs and measures over 13 feet, pinged on OCEARCH's shark tracker late last night.
The great white sharks gather to feast on an abundance of seals in the area.