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Johnny great white shark

Great White Shark diving in Guadalupe


Shark Facts:

  • Sex - Male
  • Size - 13 foot
  • Identification - White mark on either side of gills, Younger male, Bold and active

Johnny shark profile

One of the younger males at Guadalupe, Johnny has become a regular visitor here in recent years, specifically during the early part of the season. He is easily identified by unique white markings on either side of his gills.

The team has got to know him well due to his curious nature and amount of time he spends at the boat.

Johnny is typically sighted during our trips from September through till around mid October. Male sharks are the first to arrive back at Guadalupe each year starting from late July onwards. It is theorized that during this period they feed of the abundance of food available and are often highly active and very excitable around the boat.

At around 12ft in length Johnny is not the largest of males however, with his confident temperament, if he continues growing he should become one of the Islands great sharks. Consistently seen now for the past 8 years and getting larger and bolder each year, Johnny is definitely one to watch for the future.

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