Thousands of Blacktip Sharks Seen Migrating off the Coast of Florida

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Tens of thousands of SHARKS are seen migrating in swarms within a stone’s throw of the beach

Migrating Black Tip Reef Sharks off the coast of Florida. Visit the www.AquaNerd.com blog to learn more about marine science, aquarium products and much more.

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Incredible new video shows tens of thousands of sharks just off the Palm Beach County coastline.

FAU biological sciences professor Dr. Stephen Kajiura who has been featured on “Shark Week” captured the video 500′ above the clear, blue Atlantic on Friday morning. Kajiura shot the video as part of his weekly aerial black tip shark migration surveys covering the coastline from Miami Beach north to the Jupiter Inlet.

“It’s so cool,” he told CBS12. “There are literally tens of thousands of sharks a stone’s throw away from our shoreline. You could throw a pebble and literally strike a shark. They are that close.” Kajiura noted that he saw very few sharks south of Boynton Beach and in Miami- MORE

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