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Scientists to gauge presence of white sharks off Maine

 

August 26, 2020



HARPSWELL, Maine (AP) — Maine wants to get a better idea of how many great white sharks there are in its inshore waters, and is partnering with other agencies to find out.

Sixty-three-year-old Julie Dimperio Holowach was killed by a shark bite off Harpswell last month. Her death sparked interest in how many great whites there could be near Maine's coast.

The Maine Department of Marine Resources said it will work with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries to study the presence of the sharks. The department said the effort will include place...



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