A Massive Great White Shark Was Tagged Off Nova Scotia & She's The 'Queen of the Ocean'
She weighs over 3000 pounds! 🦈
This is an enormous animal! Awaters that was tagged recently is being called the "Queen of the Ocean."
OCEARCH, a non-profit organization focused on researching these giant animals, was able to tag, get samples from and then release this massive great white shark on October 2.
She has been named Nukumi which means grandmother in Mi'kmaq.
how much Nukumi weighs
Nukumi is a mature female shark that measures at 3,541 pounds and 17 feet 2 inches long.
She's around 50 years old and based on her age, it's possible that she's had up to 100 babies.
OCEARCH is also calling this shark "Queen of the Ocean."
In a video about this shark, expedition leader Chris Fischer said that she's "a proper, true matriarch of the ocean, a grandmother of sharks."
Nukumi is the largest great white that the organization has ever studied in the northwest Atlantic Ocean.
You can actually see where she and other sharks are in Atlantic Canada waters through OCEARCH's tracker.
Great whites are oftenin the ocean just off of the eastern provinces and people have had .