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Kerry Winterson/Facebook

First Shark Recorded In New Bedford-Based Tournament

A mako shark has been recorded as the first and only catch of day one of the North Atlantic Shark Tournament being held out of New Bedford.

The nearly 7', 282-pound shark was brought onto City Pier Three and shown off to those who had come to see the catch of the day

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everystockphoto.com

Shark Sighting Report Unconfirmed In Padanaram Harbor

Reports of a shark sighting in Padanaram Harbor this morning have not been confirmed, but the town harbormaster is keeping a close eye on the situation.

Dartmouth Harbormaster Steve Melo tells WBSM News he received a phone call from an official at the New Bedford Yacht Club whose instrucor had seen a dorsal fin at the entrance to Padanaram Harbor

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Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty Images

New Bedford Hosting Shark Tournament This Weekend

New Bedford may look like Amity Island for a few days, as shark fishermen will be engaged in the first of it's kind tournament for the city.

The North Atlantic Shark Tournament gets underway Friday morning, with fishermen looking to land the largest sharks over two days

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Birth Of Baby Shark Celebrated At Ocean Explorium [VIDEO]

Everyone at the Ocean Explorium in New Bedford is excited over the new birth of a White Spotted Bamboo Shark, after spending the last 100 days in its egg. More hatchings are expected in the days ahead, too!

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Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Cape Cod Shark Flier Sparks Concerns

A new brochure being distributed on Cape Cod warning people about the possibility of sharks has some people wondering if it goes too far and might hurt tourism.

The brochures were distributed by consortium of harbormasters and other officials

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@bjragone, Instagram

Monster Shark Tourney Leaving Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard

No one has an explanation as to why a monster shark tournament is leaving the home of "JAWS" for Newport. For the last 27 years, Martha's Vineyard has been home to the event that brought with it lots of business for local hotels and restaurants.

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@OCEARCH

Massive Shark Tagged By OCEARCH Science Team

A massive great white shark has been successfully tagged off the coast of Cape Cod. The 12-and-a-half-foot female named "Betsy" weighed in at 14-hundred pounds.

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jtresfon, flickr
jtresfon, flickr

Blue Shark Rescued by Harbormasters

Harbormasters say they helped a distressed blue shark by taking a hook out of its mouth and guiding it away from a Rockport beach.

The Gloucester Times reports that it was the two harbormasters' second attempt to help the blue shark on Monday that met with success

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YouTube

Man Tries Kissing Shark [VIDEO]

Ever had a bad first kiss? This man had a first kiss to remember for all the wrong reasons. This has to be one of the dumber things anyone has ever done in the water.

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NoWin,flickr

Shark Reported At Horseneck Beach In Westport – Beach Closed [UPDATE]

Horseneck Beach In Westport has been closed due to a report of a shark.

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