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Mystery great white shark

Great White Shark diving in Guadalupe

Mystery

Shark Facts:

  • Sex - Female
  • Size - 18 foot
  • Identification - Immense size, Mating scarring, Composed and powerful

Mystery shark profile

Over 18ft in length with an incredible girth, this mature female is simply immense. At this size, this magnificent creature is amongst the biggest of the "Mega sharks" found at Guadalupe Island.

She dwarfs the 12ft dive cages when she swims past displaying her often calm but powerful presence.

We have had the privilege of meeting Mystery on a handful of occasions, most notably in late November 2012 when she visited us on the last day of the season giving an incredible finale to our guests. She also seems to appear when the cameras are out as on three separate film productions she has turned up almost on cue and straight into the spotlight.

Despite her considerable size, we have had very relaxed interactions with this animal and even gone beyond the cages and free dived with her, where upon she never showed us any signs of aggression and was almost cautious to our divers. A magnificent, mega sized shark.

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  • Mystery

    Mystery

    18 foot Female shark

    Over 18ft in length with an incredible girth, this mature female is simply immense. At this size, this magnificent creature is amongst the biggest of the "Mega sharks" found at Guadalupe Island.

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    Bruce

    15 foot Male shark

    Bruce is the rock star of the shark world. He has been seen for over 10 years at Guadalupe and from being first spotted as a sub adult, he has gone on to become one of the largest male sharks you are likely to ever meet.

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  • Lucy

    Lucy

    16 foot Female shark

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