This longfin shark passded Cuban waters early in 2015, and now passed through the Keys on its way from the Atlantic to the Gulf of Mexico. Discovery Channel Courtesy

A rare species of shark sails through the waters of the Florida Keys on its journey from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, reveals a scientific study published jointly by researchers at the Marino Mote Laboratory and the University of Havana.

These two long-finned sharks were tagged with satellite tracking devices in an effort to learn more about deep-sea sharks, which are protected from fishing. Videos below tells the actual story.

Este mako de aleta larga, marcado en aguas cubanas a principios del 2015, pasó por los Cayos en su paso desde el Atlántico hacia el Golfo de México.

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Source: Andrew Greenberg CBS4
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Credit: Outcast Sport Fishing


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