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New Understanding of Rare White Shark Movement Around Hawai’i

A study just published in theJournal of Marine Biology sheds new light on the relatively rare but occasionally recorded presence of white sharks in waters surrounding the Hawaiian Islands, and suggests a new method to help distinguish between white sharks and close relatives, such as mako sharks. The paper, titled "Occurrence of White Sharks in Hawaiian Waters," was written by Kevin Weng of the University of Hawaii at Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) and Randy Honebrink of the Hawai’i DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR).

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