New Census Shows Great White Shark Population is Growing and becoming Healthier

June 24, 2014 9:20 AM

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New Census Shows Great White Shark Population is Growing and becoming Healthier

Findings of a new showed that population of great white sharks is growing and becoming healthier, with more than 2,400 great white sharks off California. According to the census, there is still a need to continue protective measures because size and health of white shark population is increasing and so as the chances of shark attacks.

The study, conducted by a 10-member team led by George H. Burgess, director of the Florida Program for Shark Research, has added to the belief that there is no need to list great white sharks in the eastern Pacific Ocean population under the Endangered Species Act.

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