Hilton, a 1,326-pound white shark, pings near Jacksonville Beach

Hilton was tagged by OCEARCH in 2017

By Carianne Luter - Social Media Producer

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Hilton, a 1,326-pound white shark tracked by OCEARCH, has been hanging out off Florida’s east coast for over a month now. He has been pinging near Jacksonville Beach since the first of the year. 

Hilton is a 12.5-foot adult shark and has traveled 18,129 miles in the past three months, according to the OCEARCH website.

A Twitter account, made by OCEARCH to track Hilton, posted that the shark rang in the new year in Duval. 

OCEARCH has a twitter profile for each shark it tags and tweets their locations. 

Viper and Bailey also pinged nearby. 

Viper and Bailey hanging out near Jacksonville Beach on Wednesday

OCEARCH has a new tagging expedition planned in February off the Atlantic coast, from Myrtle Beach to Jacksonville, Florida, Fox Carolina reports

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