JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - OCEARCH, a non-profit research organization, caught a one ton great white shark off the coast of Jacksonville Sunday, according to a statement on the organization's Facebook page.
Lydia, the female great white shark, weighed 2,000 pounds and measured in at 14-feet-6-inches. She was fitted with a GPS tracking device so researchers could track the oceanic brute as she roams the in the wild.
The shark was named after Lydia Moss Bradley, the founder of Bradley University, a long-time friend of Caterpillar Inc.
To find out where Lydia or other sharks are go to: http://sharks-ocearch.verite.com/
First Coast News