Is the shark migration to Florida related to the slave trade routes?

Well I live in South Florida and thousands of sharks migrate here around this time. I keep hearing rumors that these migrations are related to slave trade routes where the sharks would follow the ships coming here feeding off the bodies that were thrown overboard. Are these just rumors or does it have some truth... show more Well I live in South Florida and thousands of sharks migrate here around this time. I keep hearing rumors that these migrations are related to slave trade routes where the sharks would follow the ships coming here feeding off the bodies that were thrown overboard. Are these just rumors or does it have some truth behind it? I personally dont believe it because you can go swimming with these sharks and they are not aggressive towards humans.
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