Migrating Sharks Seen Again Off Deerfield Beach

Sharks have been spotted numerous times in recent weeks

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    Dozens of sharks were seen Tuesday in the waters off Deerfield Beach, near the line with Hillsboro Beach. Veronica Evans and Tom Evans, who are vacationing in South Florida with their family from Virginia, spoke about it. (Published Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013)

    Migrating sharks were spotted again in the waters off Deerfield Beach Tuesday – this time near the line with Hillsboro Beach.

    Aerial footage showed dozens of sharks in the ocean. The school of sharks swam just feet from some paddle boarders.

    RAW VIDEO: Migrating Sharks Seen Again Off Deerfield Beach

    [MI] RAW VIDEO: Migrating Sharks Seen Again Off Deerfield Beach
    Sharks were spotted again in the waters off Deerfield Beach Tuesday – this time near the line with Hillsboro Beach. Thousands of sharks have been seen along South Florida's coastline in recent weeks. (Published Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013)

    "I guess I didn't realize they'd be so close, but it's not very often that shark attacks happen," said beachgoer Veronica Evans, who is vacationing in South Florida with her family from Virginia.

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    Hundreds of Sharks Spotted in Deerfield Beach

    [MI] Hundreds of Sharks Spotted in Deerfield Beach
    Sharks kept on migrating off South Florida's waters on Thursday. Aerial footage showed them moving north. (Published Thursday, Mar 7, 2013)

    Thousands of sharks have been seen along South Florida’s coastline in recent weeks, with some beaches closed down at times to swimmers.

    Recent sightings have turned up breeds of sharks known as spinners and blacktips, and they're known to travel by the hundreds – sometimes more.

    Ocean Rescue Capt. on What Not to Do If You Spot a Shark in the Water

    [MI] Deerfield Beach Ocean Rescue Captain Explains What Not to Do If You Spot a Shark in the Water
    Swimmers should not panic, splash or scream and thus bring attention to themselves, Deerfield Beach Ocean Rescue Capt. Mike Brown said. He recommends swimmers move away slowly and calmly if they find themselves near sharks in the water. Thousands of sharks have been seen migrating along South Florida's coastline recently, and Gail Rizzo said she won t go in the ocean. (Published Friday, Mar 8, 2013)

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