Watch CBS News

Great White Sharks Tracked Off Florida's Coast

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter 

MIAMI (CBSMiami) -- A great white shark has been tracked off the coast off Florida and she's not alone.

The 12-foot 5-inch, 1,668-pound female shark last pinged somewhere near Tampa, according to - a non-profit organization that researches great white sharks.

The shark, named Miss Costa, pinged in the Gulf of Mexico after heading north from the Florida Keys.

She was first tagged back in September 2016 in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Since then, she's traveled more than 5,600 miles.

She is also reportedly joined by another shark - an 8-foot 6-inch great white who also pinged off Canaveral National Seashore on New Year's Day, according to Florida Today.

To follow Miss Costa click here.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.