Great white shark named by Jimmy Buffett pings off Jersey Shore

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SEASIDE HEIGHTS -

Another great white shark has surfaced off the Jersey Shore.

J.D., a tagged 75-pound juvenile male white that was named by singer Jimmy Buffett, pinged Thursday around 8:30 a.m. near Seaside Heights. The shark first pinged in the area on Tuesday, coming closest to the shoreline Wednesday morning. 

Buffett was with OCEARCH researchers on Long Island when they found and tagged the shark. 

CLICK HERE to view OCEARCH’s shark tracker.

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