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October 14, 2008

White Sharks In The East Mediterranean

Dateline 14-10-08

Dr. Alen Soldo reports.

* Turkish colleagues confirm that two juvenile Great White sharks were caught in July in Turkish waters.

SCS - N.B. Our Syrian expedition will be working close to the area in which the above sharks were caught.

* A report of a small Great White shark (50 kg) caught in the Jabuka Pit earlier in the year was incorrect. Alen Soldo identified the shark as a Porbeagle (Lamna nasus).

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