Deepest white shark
Last updated: October 4, 2017 at 3:33 am
1,200 m (3,937 ft) – A 4.8 m (16 ft) white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) known as ‘Shack’ was recorded diving to the record depth during its migration from New Zealand to Australia in 2009. Sharks monitored with satellite tags as part of this project swam up to 150 km (93 miles) a day.
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.