VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Hilton the Great White shark was tracked swimming off the coast of Virginia Beach Wednesday.

The male shark pinged off the coast just after 6 a.m. Wednesday morning.

OCEARCH keeps track of the 12-foot shark that weighs in at more than 1300 pounds.

Hilton was tagged in March 2017 and was caught off the coast of Hilton Head, South Carolina during the Lowcountry Expedition.

He was named after the community where he was caught.

Hilton has traveled from Florida to as far as the Eastern Shore.