Jersey shore bathers are hearing about a few sightings of the Great White Shark in waters off the shore. Experts cite the sightings on seasonal ocean water warming, and the growth of the seal population.
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An article in the Asbury Park Press reports that a fisherman recorded a video of a great white shark eating bait fish off Cape May on June 28, and another believes he had an encounter with one off Long Beach Island on June 20.
Last year, a Great White was seen circling a boat off the coast of Atlantic City, according to NBC10.
But don't be scared. Of the 47 shark attacks in all of the United States, there have been no shark attacks on humans reported in New Jersey waters since records have been kept in 1959, according to APP.com.
See the APP's article to see images and learn more about the 10 species of common sharks found off the Jersey Shore.