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Guadalupe Island

All About Great White Shark Breeding and Births

Great white shark at the surface Late Maturation: Great white sharks typically reach sexual maturity between 15 and 20 years of age, with males maturing earlier than females. Long Gestation Period: The great white sharks gestation period for is approximately 11 months. This is one of the longest gestation periods among sharks. But, no one…

How to Identify an Individual Great White Shark. Part 2

There are two different approaches to identifying an individual Great White shark. The first technique discussed in part 1 was by using a Dorsal Fin ID photo, we use this method at the Farallon Islands. Now in part 2 we will be discussing using the pigmentation patterns in 3 different regions of a white shark….