13-foot great white shark pings near Myrtle Beach

13-foot great white shark pings near Myrtle Beach
Mahone, a 13-foot great white weighing more than 1,700 pounds, pinged near Myrtle Beach on Jan. 16. (Source: OCEARCH)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – A great white shark tagged in Nova Scotia recently surfaced off the coast of the Grand Strand.

Mahone, a 13-foot great white weighing more than 1,700 pounds, pinged near Myrtle Beach on Jan. 16, according to OCEARCH.

Mahone recently pinged off the coast of Myrtle Beach.
Mahone recently pinged off the coast of Myrtle Beach. (Source: OCEARCH)

Tagged near Lunenburg, Nova Scotia last October, Mahone is the largest male shark tagged by OCEARCH in Canadian waters.

According to OCEARCH, he was named after the Mahone Bay.

Click here to track Mahone’s journey.

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