Great white sharks are currently killed in both Queensland and New South Wales in "shark control" shark culling programs. It was first photographed by Chris Fallows and Rob Lawrence who developed the technique of towing a slow-moving seal decoy to trick the sharks to breach. However, this has rarely been observed due to whales dying in remote areas. Florida Museum of Natural History. Therefore, the great white shark can be considered an endothermic poikilotherm or mesotherm because its body temperature is not constant but is internally regulated. The great white is an epipelagic fish, observed mostly in the presence of rich game, such as fur seals Arctocephalus ssp.