What eats a Great White Shark at 2000 Feet?!

by | Jun 6, 2014 | Opinion, Science | 3 comments

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Great White’s are amazing apex predators. I have been following the research and development of the tagged Great White’s with interest. Recently, some intriguing information regarding ‘shark alpha’ has come to light. A beach goer found the tag belonging to ‘shark alpha’, a healthy 9 foot specimen, washed ashore. The tag revealed some fascinating information. Four months after being tagged, the shark tag revealed temperatures and depths that could only mean the shark would eaten by another predator. The question is what could possibly eat such a large shark? Scientists don’t have any conclusive answers at this time. MORE

  • Francis Yupangco

    Francis is a marine biologist with an MBA and over 20 years of professional aquarium experience. Francis is the former Aquatic Development Manager at Hagen USA., makers of Fluval brand aquarium products. He co-stars on Nat Geo WILD's reality TV series Fish Tank Kings where he is the resident "Fish Geek" and was Director of Marketing at Living Color Aquariums. He is an avid explorer having visited over 45 countries and lived in 7. At 17, he was among the youngest aquarists ever hired by the Vancouver Aquarium, where he worked for 7 years. His aquatic biology experience ranges from larval fish rearing to the design, construction and operational management of renowned public aquariums around the world. Francis is currently head of marketing at the world's largest vertically integrated fish farming company.

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  1. Shannon Kaminski

    I luv the idea of the tagging of sharks. Knowing their where-a-bouts and a harmless way to research these beautiful creatures. 🙂


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