Freya Great White

White Sharks Freya and Charlotte swimming off Rhode Island coast

The Ocearch Sharktivity App has tracked two great white sharks swimming through Rhode Island waters presumably on their yearly migration to Cape Cod.

Freya, an 11-foot, 880 pound female, has been heading our way since March when she pinged off the coast of North Carolina. Charlotte, a smaller white shark at 8-feet, 340 pounds, has been making her way north since pinging off the coast of South Carolina at the end of April.

“Like many white sharks, Freya is continuing her way North!” Ocearch wrote on Monday. “She is likely following schools of Menhaden as a food source. We’ve seen some of our sharks come to this area in the past.” 


Just this month, the first great white shark ever was tagged in Rhode island waters.

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