Block Island Times

Great White Sharks detected in R.I. waters

The Atlantic Shark Institute is reporting that its newly deployed audio equipment detected the presence of two great white sharks in Rhode Island Waters this summer. The sharks were detected in two different locations near Block Island in July.
The Wakefield-based organization, in partnership with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, noted that high-tech audio equipment detected an 11-foot male near the Block Island Wind Farm, and a 12-foot female near the island’s Southwest Ledge. 
The report notes that Cape Cod has become a haven for great white sharks in recent years with an increase in

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