March 15, 2019 Dyer Island Conservation Trust

“We are thrilled to have acoustic tagged two Great White Sharks from our research boat today!”, said shark biologist Alison Towner. It’s been over two years since a transmitter (tag) has been deployed on a white shark in Southern African waters largely due to their unpredictable distribution patterns, and a notable decline in white sharks visiting two Western Cape aggregation sites.

The two sharks tagged are large females measuring 3.8m and 4.2m in length. During the past week, both sharks were observed in the Kleinbaai (Gansbaai) area from