Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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NAT116 - (NS-Tagged-Shark) HALIFAX. x-18s. For the first time in Atlantic Canadian waters, scientists have successfully tagged a great white shark. Dr. Heather Bowlby, a researcher with Halifax's Bedford Institute of Oceanography, says the three-metre juvenile male shark was satellite tagged off southwest Nova Scotia last week. Bowlby says data collected from the archival tag will not be known for nine months -- it will pop off and float to the surface at that time and transmit the information to a satellite. ("..have been.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Bowlby says the tag information will assist in understanding white shark movements off Canada, and help inform protection measures for the endangered species.

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