All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Atlantic Ocean’

Great White Shark Crosses Atlantic

A 14-foot great white shark named Lydia was recently recorded traveling across the Atlantic Ocean. The shark was the first known white shark to swim across the Atlantic. The 2,000-pound shark was tagged by Ocearch scientists last March in Jacksonville, Fla. The female was tagged crossing the mid-Atlantic ridge on Sunday morning, officially entering the eastern Atlantic. “Truly a momentous …

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Great White Shark Tracked For The First Time Crossing The Atlantic Ocean

A mature female great white shark nicknamed Lydia was tagged off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida in March of last year. Since then, the researchers have been keeping a close eye on her. This weekend, almost a year later, researchers saw that she was on her way across the Atlantic Ocean. It was a milestone, since there had been no …

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Navy Jet Crash: Rescued Pilot Recovering In Critical Care

A Navy pilot who crashed into the Atlantic Ocean this afternoon has survived and is now recovering in hospital. The F-18 fighter pilot’s aircraft went down off the coast of Virginia earlier today during a training run. After ejecting from his aircraft, the pilot was first collected by a passing “good Samaritan”, the Navy says. The fisherman traveling in his …

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Nigerian Cook Survives 60 Hours Underwater

A Nigerian cook, wearing only boxer shorts, survived for roughly 60 hours in the Atlantic Ocean, after locating a pocket of air inside the sunken tugboat he was in Harrison Odjegba Okene, 29, was the cook on a tugboat called Jacson-4, which sunk about 20 miles off the Nigerian coast on May 26th. Jacson-4 capsized while stabilizing an oil tanker …

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Lionfish Invasion Could Lead To What’s For Dinner

Lionfish, the prickly fifteen-inch increasingly dominant Atlantic marine creature, is growing in abundance at an alarming rate. Intimidating to stare down, these fish are becoming quite the appetizing dish lately. Lionfish are presently considered a threat due to the excessive growth rate (females can produce 30,000 to 40,000 eggs at one time) of these spiked fish, which led to efforts …

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Lionfish Invasion: Atlantic Ocean Not The Same

Venomous. Fast. Deadly. Will swallow food whole every time. Subject to only one known predator, which includes humans. What could this describe? The lionfish (native of the Pacific and Indian oceans) is the creature that is now taking over the Atlantic Ocean. Roughly sized at fifteen inches, these marine creatures are not intimidating for their size, but rather the poisonous …

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